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  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man 2015

    ★★★ Watched 19 Jul, 2015

    The effects were fantastic, but Ant-Man was awkwardly paced and surprisingly bland for a film with a concept that sets it apart so well from the rest of the MCU.

    It was a fairly toothless film as well - I was really shocked that Cassie Lang wasn't sick, as she was in the original story. That choice really, really lowered the stakes.

    Observations:
    - They cut a lot of really memorable punchlines from the trailer, including 'is it too late…

  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing 1989

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 Jul, 2015

  • End of Watch

    End of Watch 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 05 Jul, 2015

    See Also:
    Training Day, Jarhead

  • Big Hero 6

    Big Hero 6 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 14 Jun, 2015

    See Also:
    ET, Iron Man, How to Train Your Dragon

  • The Theory of Everything

    The Theory of Everything 2014

    ★★½ Watched 07 Jun, 2015

    See Also:
    Dead Poet's Society, A Beautiful Mind, The Imitation Game

  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Lucy

    Lucy 2014

    ★★½ Watched 22 May, 2015

    Weirdest looking anime I've ever seen.

  • Furious 7

    Furious 7 2015

    ★★★ Watched 30 Mar, 2015

    Fast & Furious 7 is the seventh film in the Fast & Furious franchise, a direct sequel to Fast & Furious 6 that intersects chronologically with the third Fast & Furious movie, Tokyo Drift. Tokyo Drift wasn’t really a sequel to anything, but rather an unsuccessful attempt at a reboot that was followed by a successful attempt at a reboot, which was really a direct sequel to the original movie. That sequel was followed by arguably the most entertaining fifth entry into any franchise…

  • Dazed and Confused

    Dazed and Confused 1993

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Mar, 2015

  • John Wick

    John Wick 2014

    ★★★ Watched 01 Feb, 2015

    See Also:
    Taken, Haywire, Jack Reacher

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Jan, 2015

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

    Observations:
    - Gazelle is now one of my favourite Bond henchmen, and she's not even in a Bond movie. She's Oddjob levels of cool though.
    - Unfortunately the movie isn't great with female characters aside from Gazelle...
    - I liked that they didn't try to posh Eggsy up. It's 100% what I expected, and the reason for not doing so was perfect.
    - The Hate Church scene was a bit much.
    - Loved that it built towards complete insanity by the end.
    - There's quite a bit of Steed & Mrs Peel in this.

    See Also:
    Goldeneye, Men In Black, Attack the Block

  • Birdman

    Birdman 2014

    ★★★ Watched 25 Jan, 2015

    Observations:
    - It's technically stunning, but dramatically underwhelming.
    - The ending made me want to watch Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon again.

    See Also:
    Synecdoche, New York, Black Swan