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  • Sabotage 2014

    ★★★ Watched 25 Sep, 2014

    This is actually not a bad film. Although it's a relatively easy statement to make, this is definitely Arnie's best film in recent years.

    Initially, it does take a bit of effort to get past overzealous, "Gung ho" attitude of Arnie's DEA Special Ops unit but once you do, quite an interesting story progresses, where the writers never really give away who the culprit is (or at least I couldn't figure it out).

  • Inside Llewyn Davis 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Sep, 2014

    I have never really listened or particularly enjoyed folk music but The Coen brothers present this film in such a way that it would be rude not to fall in love with the music.

    You appreciate that Oscar Isaac's Llewyn Davis doesn't really help himself at the best of times but you can't help but feel for him and want him to succeed. This feeling is exacerbated during certain sections of the film when he picks up a guitar and just plays a tune and follows it with his voice. For a moment you forget you're watching a film. Brilliant.

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  • Edge of Tomorrow 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 04 Jun, 2014

    Wicked. I absolutely loved this film, which is pleasing as I was really looking forward to it. Everything from the acting to the design of the alien invaders is fantastic.

    I must admit I was slightly apprehensive going into the film at the prospect of being let down and wondering how the whole concept of the same day being repeated was going to pan out. However, Doug Liman has delivered and there is no sense of repetition due to his…

  • 47 Ronin 2013

    ★★★ Watched 13 Sep, 2014 1

    A slow start but quickly picks up the pace for about 15 minutes before slowing down again. The build up and first 5 minutes of the final battle was absorbing until the fighting turned to Keanu Reeves versus a monster....I feel this film would have been better suited to an historical epic without the fantasy element.