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  • Interstellar 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Nov, 2014

    To paraphrase Douglas Adams: INTERSTELLAR is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think INCEPTION's a big film, but that's just peanuts to INTERSTELLAR...

    Director and co-writer Christopher Nolan has taken the super-size option with his latest epic. As planet Earth withers on the vine, mankind needs to find somewhere else to survive - whether in this galaxy or the next. A team, led by Matthew McConaughey, heads off…

  • Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 21 Oct, 2014

    Meet Lou Bloom.

    Lou is in dogged pursuit of the American Dream. He knows what he wants in life, he knows what he has to do to get it and he has the determination to succeed. Surely a shining example to thirtysomethings everywhere.

    Unfortunately, Lou is also a sociopath and Scary As Fuck.

    Lou's the central character in NIGHTCRAWLER, a brilliant, tonally pitch black exploration of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Caring. Bloom runs a small independent news…

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  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead 2007

    ★★★★ Watched 14 Jul, 2012 2

    Tense, harrowing story of a jewellery shop heist that goes badly, bloodily wrong.

    Terrific ensemble cast and expert direction by Lumet. The script does come undone a little before the end but works well nonetheless.

  • Skyfall 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Nov, 2012

    In hindsight, it's clear to see the Bond series' mid-life crisis was ten years ago with DIE ANOTHER DAY. Absurd gadgets, over-the-top cars, constant references to its past...the signs were all there.

    Fast-forward to today and on its 50th anniversary, there are definite signs of maturity. After the sub-par QUANTUM OF SOLACE, SKYFALL is a welcome return to the form it showed with CASINO ROYALE. The top-flight talent in front and behind the camera make this the most handsomely mounted…