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  • Get Santa 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Dec, 2014

    Definitely not a Christmas classic but Get Santa is brimming with Christmas fun and a ton of laughs without giving you festive diabetes. Rafe Spall and Jim Broadbent are brilliant as straight-man ex-con and incarcerated Saint Nick, even the kid is genuinely funny.

    Although likely tarred with the same festive (toilet) brush as Nativity 3 this is definitely worth a watch before Crimbo.

  • The Central Park Five 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 20 Dec, 2014

    Released the same year as Amy Berg's West of Memphis it is astounding the similarities between the two documentaries. The injustice and prejudices against these innocent teenage boys left them impotent and voiceless despite the overwhelming evidence in their favour. At times this is a painful watch as you witness the taped confessions coerced out of the boys by bullish and incompetent police officers. Drawing focus upon the media railroading of these kids and the ways the justice system failed…

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  • The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Jul, 2012 13

    I have absolutely no idea of how to start this review.
    First off the bat, to the best of my knowledge there is nothing here that will shake the foundations and change the opinion of the Nolan haters.

    Set 8 years after The Dark Knight, this film takes a knackered and spiritually broken Bruce Wayne and places him in a situation where he must don the cape once more.
    Christian Bale has come a long way in 7 years. From…

  • Dr. No 1962

    ★★★★ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2012 3

    Thank jeebus for Letterboxd. For years I've been doing the "Bond Marathon" before the latest 007 adventure. For years I thought I was the only sad fucker who endured all twenty something films in preparation for the next slice of kiss kiss, bang bang. There's a few that have more or less concluded this little ritual, but seeing as Skyfall ain't out until 26th October I thought I'd slowly work my way through them, starting now.

    So... Dr No. The…