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  • Independence Day: Resurgence

    Independence Day: Resurgence 2016

    ★★ Watched 30 Jun, 2016

    Picture it. Hollywood executives discuss their next mega money maker and among the melee of buzzwords, margins, and other business bollockry is the go-to selling point for any sequel: make it bigger. Independence Day Resurgence gets the green light and kick starts a global marketing campaign that drives home the fact that more than anything else this belated sequel will be bigger than the 1996 original. But they didn’t stop there.

    Over the course of an agonising 120 minutes we…

  • ThanksKilling 3

    ThanksKilling 3 2012

    Watched 06 Jun, 2016

    For fuck's sake… (zero stars)

    Episode #5 of Achievement Hunter’s Theater Mode

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  • Argo

    Argo 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Nov, 2012 4

    From gossip-rag pin-up to powerhouse director Ben Affleck has one of the most chequered careers in Hollywood. Channelling experience following his previous two features, tightly wound action thrillers Gone Baby Gone and The Town, his time behind the camera is proving most fruitful. His recounting of the true life story of Argo is no exception and further authorises his position as a meaningful director.

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