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  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Aug, 2014

    Really enjoyed this. There isn't much to fault it for. Most of the humour works although a few jokes fell flat in my opinion. There certainly wasn't the uproarious laughter promised by the review in Fortean Times more a few chuckles and a couple of laugh out louds. The story worked and was pretty easy to follow although it did seem to bombard the viewer with a lot of alien locations early on. The characters were likeable although we didn't learn much about most of their back stories. Easy, brain dead entertainment. Perfect for a wet Bank Holiday.

  • Porco Rosso 1992

    ★★★★★ Watched 21 Aug, 2014

    Can't think of anything negative to say about this film. It's definitely one of the best Studio Ghibli films and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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  • Memento 2000

    ★★★★ Rewatched 02 May, 2012 2

    Hard to review. It's a good film, a very good film but I don't think it's an all-time classic.

    A lot shorter than I remember and for some reason the story felt less involved, especially the whole Natalie sub-plot. I remembered a lot from previous viewings, not sure if that helped. I've also seen the forward version before.

    If you've never seen it before make sure you keep your eyes open throughout as there are several subtle clues. The story runs backwards and it will keep you thinking long after viewing as you piece it all together.

  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon 2011

    ½ Watched 20 Nov, 2011 2

    Quite possibly the worst film I have ever watched. Utterly reprehensible drivel that wasted two and a half hours of my life.