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  • The Night Manager

    The Night Manager 2016

    ★★½ Watched 21 Aug, 2016

    High production values and some nice roles (mostly on the London camp) but there's no way around it: the script is so utterly patchy. Good luck counting the plot holes and "oh come on" moments.

  • Prescription Thugs

    Prescription Thugs 2015

    ★★½ Watched 17 Aug, 2016

    After about a third of the movie, you're thinking "Is that it?". But then it shifts into another gear, and the personal approach keeps it afloat. It's not elegant, paints in broad strokes and at times it's pretty confusing, but the subject is too baffling to ignore.

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  • The Yes Men Fix the World

    The Yes Men Fix the World 2009

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Apr, 2013

    The subject matter: 5★. The film itself: 3★. The way they take a shit with the capitalist ideologists in this film is pure gold. They set the most ludicrous traps and still people step into it. As a documentary however, there's still some work into making it a more coherent, interesting whole.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Dec, 2015

    The prequels get a lot of flak – too much even, as I really enjoyed episodes II and especially III – but it's true that the balance was probably tipping to the wrong/dark side with their exuberant sets, CGI overload and gimmicky characters. With this one however I feel the pendulum might be swinging a bit too much to the other side though: it stays so true to the original trilogy that some scenes or plot points almost feel like…