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  • Lucy 2014

    ★★★ Watched 24 Sep, 2014

    It's like Crank and Akira met down the pub and ended up chatting with Morgan Freeman for a bit... but in a good way.

  • Safety Not Guaranteed 2012

    ★★ Watched 22 Sep, 2014

    I'm a big fan of time travel and I'd heard good things about this. Unfortunately, the time travel plot is little more than a mcguffin for a rather quirky romcom that really lacks spark and chemistry. The plot had potential for some really smart and interesting ideas but it never had the confidence to do anything inventive or intriguing.

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  • Tower Heist 2011

    ★★½ Watched 05 Nov, 2011

    It's easy to imagine that in a few years time the following conversation will happen in hundreds of homes:

    "So did you just go to bed when you came in?"

    "Actually no, I turned on the TV and ended up watching this crappy movie."

    "What was it?"

    "Oh, it was called Penthouse Robbery or Apartment Theft or something."

    "Any good?"

    "I can't remember any of it, but yeah it was actually pretty ok!"

    Tower Heist - adequately watchable

  • Never Let Me Go 2010

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 12 Jan, 2012

    Beautiful and tragic; Never Let Me Go is the type of film which creeps up on you and leaves you devastated for hours afterwards. Romanek's take on Kazuo Ishiguro's novel is note perfect - capturing the writer's ability to never force the story, he bravely allows for the impact of the tale be told through the delicate and muted performances of his excellent cast.

    Sobering yet essential viewing.