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  • Sunset Boulevard 1950

    ★★★★★ Watched 02 Mar, 2015

    Sunset Boulevard has only growth in relevance since its release over sixty years ago. The ageing Norma Desmond longs for the glory years of cinema in the 1920s where she was a star and movies were silent. Yet in the 1980s people yearned for the glory years of cinema in the 1950s, and now in the 2000s people yearn for the glory years of cinema in the 1980s. It's an endless cycle of rose tinted nostalgia that Sunset Boulevard so…

  • Friday the 13th 1980

    ★★ Watched 01 Mar, 2015

    I think I've finally figured out my problem with the Friday the 13th franchise (having already watched Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4), they're all basically the same film.

    During the first scene of this film, in which a pair of teenagers engaging in promiscuous behaviour are murdered (a series staple), I literally closed the film because I thought I'd accidentally clicked on one of the sequels I'd already watched, such was my sense of deja vu. Perhaps I…

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  • 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 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…