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  • Godzilla 2014

    ★★★ Watched 26 Aug, 2014

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

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014

    ★★★ Watched 06 Aug, 2014

    I loved the Sam Raimi Spiderman movies (yes, even the 3rd one, it is flawed, but I don't blame Raimi for that). I was not a big fan of the first of these reboots, it just didn't grab me the way Spiderman should, mostly due to the appalling CGI Lizard character an what I found to be an uninspired story.
    This one is better than the last, but it is still not "my" Spiderman. Garfield as an actor is great,…

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  • The Devil's Rock 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 16 May, 2012

    Being a kiwi, I love to see our industry doing well and I really enjoyed this. Its a good story, well acted and directed (good job Paul).
    It is very atmospheric with a great location and looks great. The effects are good, considering the budget and its great to see the use of physical over digital.

    So, overall, a good old fashioned horror film with some really nice touches and some fun references to other films and literature.

  • Transformers 2007

    ★★★½ Rewatched 11 Jan, 2012

    I don't care what anyone says, I really enjoy this film. Its stupid, loud and brash, but it does what it says on the box... it entertains for 2 1/2 hours.
    The film looks incredible, the effects are seamless and the design of the robots is excellent. There is a story, contrary to what the critics say, but it is fairly run of the mill.
    So, overall, if you are looking for a fun, over the top action film with…