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  • Pocahontas

    Pocahontas 1995

    ★★½ Rewatched 12 Jul, 2015

    Too much kissing. Not enough scalping.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Jul, 2015

    The thing I really liked about Mad Max 2 is that it was (just about) all possible. The fortified refinery? That could, in theory, be built. So when Fury Road opens with scenes in the admittedly impressive Imortan Joe's Citadel I spent 15 minutes just wondering how on earth something like that could ever be constructed.

    While Fury Road does lack the semi-realism of the first two films in the series (the less said about Thunderdome the better) what the exhausted viewer is left with is an hour and 50 minutes of jaw dropping stunts, chases and carnage. Which is no bad thing.

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  • Bloodsport

    Bloodsport 1988

    ★★★★ Rewatched 27 Jan, 2012 4

    Depending on which of the two types of martial arts movie plot you prefer (fighting your way through a tournament to avenge the death/injury of your friend/relative or learning a new martial arts technique from an old master to avenge the death/injury of your friend/relative) then either this or Kickboxer is Van Damme's best film. Although he should have won two best actor Oscars for Double Impact, obviously.

  • Dawn of the Dead

    Dawn of the Dead 2004

    ★★★½ Watched 13 Apr, 2012

    I have a dog. He loves going for walks - it's his favourite thing to do. So if I ever find myself on a lovely country stroll without the dog, I feel guilt and shame. That guilt and shame is the same as I felt when I enjoyed the Dawn of the Dead remake. OH GOD I'M SORRY GEORGE.