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  • Dangerous Minds

    Dangerous Minds 1995

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Sep, 2016

    Cliched bad high school class does good, but elevated to something worth seeing by a lovely performance by Michele Pfeiffer

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople 2016

    ★★★★★ Watched 22 Sep, 2016

    One of my most joyous experiences watching a film in years. I laughed, I cried, but always with a smile and look of wonder on my face. Wonderful performances all round. An unexpected treat.

  • Hue and Cry

    Hue and Cry 1947

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Sep, 2016

    First film out of Ealing Studios is a very entertaining boys own adventure, that makes great use of a war damaged London as a playground for the street kids who set out to solve a local crime spree.

  • Offside

    Offside 2006

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Sep, 2016

    Interesting insight into life as a woman in Iran against the backdrop of football

  • The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years

    The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2016

    Wonderful opportunity to see and hear the Beatles on the big screen and the teams behind the audio and visuals have done an amazing job and anyone with the slightest interest in music should go and see it.

    However this material was wasted on Ron Howard who is no documentary maker. I can't believe that he had to put Paul McCartney's name on the screen when showing him talking now. How could he not think that people who have turned…

  • Inside The Manson Gang

    Inside The Manson Gang 2007

    ★★½ Watched 13 Sep, 2016

    Infuriating narration spoiled this otherwise interesting documentary

  • One More Time with Feeling

    One More Time with Feeling 2016

    ★★★★★ Watched 08 Sep, 2016

    Beautiful, haunting, funny, harrowing.

    So grateful that Nick and his family gave us a glimpse inside their lives as they try to move forward. All I wanted to do when the film ended was rush home and hug my kids.

    On a visual front the photography and use of 3D was absolutely stunning. I've never been a 3D fan, but if you get a chance to see this film on the big screen in 3D then take it you won't be disappointed.

  • Airport '77

    Airport '77 1977

    ★★½ Watched 08 Sep, 2016

    Ensemble cast gave this a promising start, but that quickly faded once the disaster had happened the film. Considering the predicament of the passengers in peril, the film completely lacked any sense of fear or tension. Go re-watch the Towering Inferno instead.

  • Bad Moms

    Bad Moms 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Aug, 2016

    I fuckin love Kathryn Hahn

  • The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans

    The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans 2009

    ★★★½ Added

    "Shoot him again.
    What for?
    His soul's still dancing"

    Cage at his crazy best

  • The Room

    The Room 2003

    ½ Watched 14 Aug, 2016

    Not even one of the "so bad it's good films", it's just bad

  • Anaconda

    Anaconda 1997

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Jul, 2016

    Surprisingly enjoyable 90 minutes