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  • Eddie the Eagle

    Eddie the Eagle 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 05 Apr, 2016

    Loved this film, Taron Egerton is completely believable in the role of Michael (Eddie) "The Eagle " Edwards, he brings this true story to life.

    I remember watching the 1988 Olympics and routing for Eddie along with 90% of Britain.

    The addition of Hugh Jackman, as a failed US jumper and Eddies coach, will hopefully make the film more appealing to American audiences than it would have if they had been more biopic like in the storytelling.

    I found the…

  • The Divergent Series: Allegiant

    The Divergent Series: Allegiant 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 05 Apr, 2016

    The Divergent series is like a Russian doll , every time you get to a new layer a further layer is found underneath..

    The continuing adventures of Tris and Four have held my attention for far longer than The Hunger Games did. I've not read the books so I can't comment on how similar the film is or isn't to them.

    Shailene Woodley continues to become one of my favourite actresses but she has to take a supporting role to…

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Mar, 2016

    Zack Snyder brings a massive blockbuster to the screen, with so many HUGE characters to cover he manages to keep everything together.

    As with many tentpole films these days it could do with a little tightening of running time but I can forgive that as it kept me entertained throughout.

    Ben Affleck makes a brilliant Dark Knight, he brings the right amount of world weary gravitas to a character who's been on the job for 20 years, personally I think…

  • Joy

    Joy 2015

    ★½ Watched 29 Dec, 2015

    Virginia Madsen is this films only saving grace for which she should gain a best supporting nod, O'Russell's awful direction, terrible framing, dodgy music choices and insistence in casting the same people in his films make this the third in a trilogy of dullness. Lawrence is worthy of the praise people lavish on her however Cooper and DeNiro coast. Oh one more thing.. Get a hammer, hit yourself in the head multiple times and shout "Don't give up on your dreams." Over and over..