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  • Sorry, Wrong Number

    Sorry, Wrong Number 1948

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Nov, 2015

    An enjoyable little thriller, the ending in particular is pretty ballsy even more so when you consider it was release in the 1940s. Barbara Stanwyck is excellent as the bedridden Leona Stevenson who accidentally overhears two men plotting the murder of a women over the telephone.

    The film's big(ish) downfall is that it gets bogged down in flashbacks and very little actually unfolds in the present day. It's frustrating because the murder plot gets put in one side in favour…

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Nov, 2015

    Review taken from my website Replay Reviews.

    After the disappointing and at times tediously dull “Mockingjay – Part 1” thankfully “Part 2” is a thrilling reminder of why exactly “The Hunger Games” franchise is such a cut above every single other young adult film series. Fans, both those familiar with Suzanne Collins’ works and those who aren’t, won’t be disappointed as this final instalment in the series wraps things up perfectly with plenty of spectacle but crucially an add dash…

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  • The Hangover Part III

    The Hangover Part III 2013

    ★★½ Watched 23 May, 2013 7

    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 1

    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…