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  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Jul, 2014

    It's very satisfying and a relief when a film that you love is followed up by a solid sequel. Well done Matt Reeves.

    I actually watched Rise of the Planet of the Apes (again) a couple days before and I'm glad I did, renewing myself with the characters and I was pleased to see the return of Koba, Rocket and Maurice and of course Caesar.

    Through the film you witness excellent performances from the leads. The relationships between the lead…

  • All Is Lost 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Jul, 2014

    You don't get to see many films where dialogue is at a minimum but when you watch a film like this you are left feeling maybe there should be more.

    Robert Redford at 77, has still got it. You are immediately drawn into the film as soon as his character is rudely woken by a cargo container smashing a hole into the side of his boat. The unlucky boat trip continues right the way up to the finish. Throughout, you…

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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…

  • Sarah's Key 2010

    ★★★★ Watched 02 Jan, 2013 1

    Having read nothing about this film, I watched it on a whim last night and was pleasantly surprised. Not only was it a lesson in History that I wasn't fully aware of in the French deportation of Jews to Nazi concentration camps but it was a very well made film, albeit a sad one. If you like Boy in the Striped Pajamas then I recommend this.