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  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 2007

    Watched 05 Jun, 2015

    Good stuff - a slow-moving drama, primarily a character piece about the two in the title. I'll admit I spent a whole lot of time wondering wtf was going on between them, but that wasn't a problem.

    Suitably random Nick Cave cameo, heh.

  • John Wick

    John Wick 2014

    Watched 30 May, 2015

    Other reviews on here: "who wants to see Keanu Reeves back on form, being super bad ass and shooting lots of dudes in the face?"

    Turns out the answer is "not me".

    Maybe I'm in the wrong mood and we're supposed to just be laughing away and wooping it up from start to finish (because the premise does read as pretty funny / silly), but I just found the thing largely nasty and sad.

Popular reviews

  • Land of the Lost

    Land of the Lost 2009

    ★★½ Watched 04 Mar, 2012

    I laughed so much I wanted to lie down. Once. Ridiculously uneven on the lols.

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    Once Upon a Time in the West 1968

    ★★★★★ Added

    One of those highly-rated movies that is just bloody awesome (mate). On a big screen anyway... nothing happens in a rush, the cinematography's great (so much interplay between massive shots and claustrophobic close-ups), the soundtrack is Morricone's best, the story's good enough, the dialogue's fun, all the main characters are interesting... Absolutely top notch.