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  • Bad Words 2013

    Watched 12 Oct, 2014

    Jason Bateman directing himself as a sociopathic unlikeable shit. So, basically Michael Bluth with the veneer of "manners" ripped away.. with added swear words.

    yes, of course it works.

    Arguably it fits a fairly standard "dark indie comedy" sort of template, but it does it well.

  • Gone Girl 2014

    Watched 08 Oct, 2014

    So many twists it puts a corkscrew to shame.

    A damning indictment of trial by media told in a Rashomon "he says, she says" style, there's a rich vein of Fincher's unique bleak humour that i do so enjoy.

    Personally, going in cold, id expected the ending to be more ambiguous than it was, but i have no problem with that.

    Easily one of the most singnificant movies of the year, love it or hate it.

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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…