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  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 08 Jul, 2016

    The Neon Demon is disgustingly depraved, teeming with an unearned arrogance, and it might just be the best film of the year. If you were hoping that Nicolas Winding Refn would return to the more straight-laced approach seen in 2011’s Drive then you’ll be disappointed. This latest feature is very much from the same mould as his misunderstood masterpiece Only God Forgives. The hugely divisive director again proves that he has little interest in compromising his artistic vision for the…

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    Watched 14 Jul, 2016

    Ghostbusters was always facing a mighty tough battle. Rebooting a beloved property will always cause backlash, and swapping out the gender of the leads will, unfortunately, stir the pot even more. Like every movie, Ghostbusters deserves to be judged on its own merit rather than being crucified for its roots. Unfortunately, even when the film’s controversial production and marketing are stripped away, it’s impossible to escape the fact that Ghostbusters is at best unenjoyable and at worst borderline unwatchable.

    One…

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  • The Hangover Part III

    The Hangover Part III 2013

    ★★½ Watched 23 May, 2013 6

    Disappointing sequels have been an industry staple for years; however the backlash surrounding The Hangover Part II was surprising. Critics and fans lamented the film for being a “carbon copy” and “a shameless cash in”. The Hangover Part III attempts to deliver a true sequel to the 2009 hit comedy, but unfortunately fails completely.

    There is no wedding, no hangover or nobody missing this time around. The Hangover Part III sees the Wolf pack attempting to track down Mr Chow…

  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner 1982

    ★★★★★ Watched 08 Jan, 2013 2

    An incredible movie in nearly all accepts. A stellar soundtrack combine with a film noir style to create a perfectly realized dark world. An interesting plot with a hint of morality, make the film more than a big brash action movie. Harrison Ford gives a layered performance to bring a likeable but rough character to the screen. Action that is fast and enjoyable but with a brutal edge inline with the films dark world. Maybe it's only flaw is the…