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  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues 2013

    ★½ Watched 09 Apr, 2014

    Serves me right, I guess.

    I'll admit I was braced for it being average, but I was still disappointed. Especially at some of the scenes they reprised from the first film - not just lame for trying to recycle past success, but also for missing that a big part of what made those scenes funny was that they were unexpected.

  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 31 Jan, 2014

    A lot more fun than I'd feared, bloody stupid and definitely worth a hoon if you think you might like it.

    James Renner's analyst serves as a voice of disbelief, and gets chided by Tom Cruise's hero for over-thinking when he points out things that don't make sense or were just dumb luck. A nice touch. Shut up and enjoy, silly thinky audience!

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  • 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 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.