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  • Toy Story That Time Forgot

    Toy Story That Time Forgot 2014

    ★★★ Rewatched 15 Nov, 2015

    Perfectly fine. But for Toy Story 'perfectly fine' isn't quite enough.

  • Lucy

    Lucy 2014

    ★★ Watched 14 Nov, 2015

    A Jason Statham concept with all the humour removed and replaced with portentous dialogue, and a pretentious finale.
    Just as ridiculous though despite a pretty exhilarating first two acts.

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  • Live and Let Die

    Live and Let Die 1973

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Mar, 2012

    Another year, another actor playing James Bond. For the third film in a row, Eon presented us with a different face. Luckily this one stuck.

    Roger Moore was a huge international star, thanks to his appearances on TV in Ivanhoe, The Saint and The Persuaders, and had been on Saltzman and Broccoli’s list for a while before the premature cancellation of The Persuaders allowed him to step into the famous tux for the first time.

    LALD was, in some ways,…

  • Skyfall

    Skyfall 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 27 Oct, 2012

    It sounds so simple, but it is amazing what a good director (and good behind the scenes crew) can bring to a franchise.

    Sam Mendes and, especially, Roger Deakins, bring new life into Bond, reinvigorating a series which seriously floundered with Quantum of Solace.

    On first viewing, my thoughts were it was the most Fleming-inspired of the whole series. Fleming often put Bond through the ringer in quite painful ways (physically as well as mentally). Here Bond is seemingly killed…