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  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2009

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    Dear oh dear. I imagine if I'd gone to one of the teenage writers on my website and said 'write me a Wolverine movie and make it SUPER AWESOME!' then this would have been the result. A mess from start to finish - woeful dialogue, badly-plotted action sequences, the kinds of acting I might expect to find at a zombie convention after happy hour, and the most underused set of great X-universe characters since... well, this film.

    See, they set…

  • Star Trek Into Darkness 2013

    ★★★ Added 1

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I'm afraid I have a feeling I'll be in the minority here, but I was rather disappointed by Into Darkness.

    I wanted to love it. Really, I did. And for the first half or so I was absolutely loving the shit out of it - everybody was solid in their roles, everybody had a part to play, Harrison makes for an enigmatic villain and their are genuine stakes going on. I did a little sharp intake when Chekov was given…