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  • Locke 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Jan, 2015

    Where are the Letterboxd reviews that joke about the actors phoning it in on this one?

  • The Imitation Game 2014

    ★★★ Watched 15 Jan, 2015

    Very solid biopic. That may sound like damning it with faint praise but for the story it's telling it feels rather fitting. Great performances, nice cinematography and some good suspense despite knowing the outcome of the story before the opening credits..

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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.