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  • Nightcrawler 2014

    Watched 02 Dec, 2014

    Gyllenhaal is supremely creepy and odious, playing a deliberately unlikeable character who would appear to be somewhere "on the spectrum."

    His character's chosen profession here is extremely similar to my own, so i got quite the cathartic thrill from some of his decisions and actions.. Admittedly that may not go down quite so well with a significant portion of the audience.

    Another movie that seems destined for awards season, it's pretty bleak and unsettling, but extremely watchable as we learn…

  • Open Windows 2014

    Watched 01 Dec, 2014

    Vigalondo is yet to make a duff film, and this is another example of the man's great talents. Truly a movie for the laptop generation, the film is entirely seen through... wait for it... open widows on a computer screen, and it is very cleverly put together, with only a couple of fudges in the 3rd act ruining the illusion and cohesion.

    As i'm sure i've said before, i'm really enjoying Frodo's post LOTR career as an unexpected king of…

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  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story 2007

    Rewatched 05 Jan, 2014 1

    Hilarious music-biopic piss take. If you like Anchorman but you haven't seen this, you're doing it wrong.

  • After Earth 2013

    Watched 23 Sep, 2013

    Due to my sometimes contrarian nature, when critics gang up on a movie and give it a good drubbing, i will look to find something positive to say about it- it cant be THAT bad after all, and often the consensus is diametrically opposed to my own opinion - Cloud Atlas, Man of Steel and Prometheus being recent examples that spring to mind.

    So, it was with a trepidatious sense of excitement and anticipation that i watched After Earth, looking…