A film that makes me smile from start to finish but never actually laugh out loud.
Ron is more of a jerk in this one. Champ and Brian Fantana seem to be sidelined somewhat but Brick's burgeoning love story with Chani is delightful (even if you do realise you're basically watching two low-functioning, mentally handicapped people express their feelings).
Not sure if it's got anything to do with my current mood or not but DoFP is considerably darker than I remembered. A brilliant Sci-Fi spectacularrrrrrrrr. The additional 17 minutes give a tiny extra sub plot that doesn't detract from the main arc, but also includes an additional F-Bomb that seems wholly unnecessary.
Brilliant stuff but with over time I've decided it's not the 2014 Winter Soldier beater I initially thought it was. Still bloody good though.
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…
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…