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  • Annabelle

    Annabelle 2014

    ★★ Watched 01 Jun, 2015 2

    Who would have thought the rushed spin off to one of the most original and well executed horror movies of the last five years, the excellent The Conjuring, would be so generic and uninspired? The answer is probably everyone, Annabelle was clearly made with money in mind rather than an artistic vision.

    Everything that made The Conjuring great has been stripped away from Annabelle, in favour of cheap jump scares and a boring predictable plot. Women experiences ghostly goings on,…

  • Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

    Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 01 Jun, 2015

    To say my exposure to Alan Partridge has been limited would be an understatement, I've largely avoided the popular British character because broadly I have a disliking of British television series, and particularly series with a focus on "British culture", so I went into Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa not really sure what to expect.

    I was pleasantly surprised to find that this turned out to be one of the better comedy films of the last couple of years. Starting with…

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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…