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  • The Man in the High Castle 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 21 Jan, 2015

    Based on one of my favorite Philip K Dick novels, the book's complicated politics, geography and altered history have been distilled down excellently in to a TV format. With the production design also wonderfully realised you could easily believe the western US was run by the Japanese. More please Amazon!

  • Two Weeks Notice 2002

    ★½ Watched 15 Jan, 2015

    Too weak, no dis'.

  • The Imitation Game 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Dec, 2014

    Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.

    Turing's story and that of Bletchley Park has always been one worthy of telling (and, indeed, I would say necessary) but I'm convinced this isn't it.
    For entertainment purposes it will do well to raise the profile of Alan Turing but this screenplay is only loosely based on what actually happened and it's a shame they felt the need to take…

  • Muppets Most Wanted 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Dec, 2014

    I ♥ Bret McKenzie

    I'll Get You What You Want (Cockatoo In Malibu) -

  • I, Frankenstein 2014

    ½ Watched 16 Dec, 2014

    It, FranklyStinks.

  • Time Lapse 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Dec, 2014 2

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

  • Stand Up Guys 2012

    ★★ Watched 04 Apr, 2014

    No, no, no please, sit down guys!

  • 2012 2009

    ★½ Watched 19 Oct, 2014 11

    Tasting Notes

    Somehow this was not on my NotWatchlist. Too late now.

    This is less fun than it has a right to be. So wide in scope that any attempt at creating a human centre is lost in perfunctory extra characters and sub-plots, what science is on offer is mostly illogical and insulting and it's just so bum-numbingly long!
    Lopping out half of film (maybe even at random!) would probably result in a better movie.
    If the apocalypse ever arrives,…

  • Oldboy 2013

    Watched 27 Sep, 2014

    What fucking film did Sharlto Copely think he was in? And what fucking film did Spike Lee think he was making to let him get away with it?

  • The Lookalike 2014

    ★★½ Watched 23 Sep, 2014

    We hear drug lord William Spinks has an obsession and requests a meeting with a lovely girl called Sadie Hill. He uses family friends Bobby and Frank to organise the rendezvous. But when the unfortunate Sadie's surprise death jeopardises a major drug deal before the meeting can take place, Bobby and Frank set out to find a replacement Sadie, a lookalike(!), to fool Spinks. Their plan propels a group of friends loosely related to the situation in to a shady…

  • Syrup 2013

    Watched 26 Aug, 2014 4

    Absolutely 'Fukking' awful*.

    *Except Amber Heard obvs.

  • Filth 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Aug, 2014

    And there was me thinking that Miniatur Wunderland was the only tourist attraction in Hamburg.