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  • The Wrestler 2008

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 24 Dec, 2014

    Love it!

  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2014

    ★★★ Watched 13 Dec, 2014

    The final instalment left me feeling much the same as the previous two. A feeling of underwhelment and dissatisfaction.

    There is no emotional attachment to the characters for me. I couldn't really care less if they live or die, although that always seemed unlikely to happen as the Orcs seem like they are literally made of chalk, weak, size but no substance.

    Throughout all these movies I can't help but wonder how much better they could have been with Del Toro at the helm!

    3 stars is generous but my love for Middle Earth isn't easily crushed.

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  • The Lost Boys 1987

    ★★★★ Added 2

    A childhood classic! Growing up this epitomised cool. The Frog Brothers are awesome and this is the film that first introduced me to The Doors, even though they don't sing 'People are Strange' during the opening credits. I've seen this film over 100 times and it has lost some of it shine but it still holds up and is always worth a re-watch ever 5 years or so.

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    ★★★★★ Added

    What can be said about this film that hasn't already been said. If you haven't seen it you might wonder what all the fuss is about but it's the film that just keeps on giving. So many classic lines from a script that wreaks of class.