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  • Wish You Were Here 2012

    ★★★ Watched 20 Apr, 2014

    Jeremy imports goods from South East Asia, so on his next trip to Cambodia he invites new girlfriend Steph (Teresa Palmer) along, who also brings her pregnant sister Alice and husband Dave (Joel Edgerton) - an opportunity for a final holiday before the birth of their third child. Alas during a fullmoon party Jeremy goes missing... Wish You Were Here slowly pieces together what happened in flashback, but is primarily concerned with showing the impact that Jeremy's disappearance has on…

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014

    ★★★ Watched 16 Apr, 2014

    Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) is busy juggling with his on/off relationship with Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) and trying to find out what really happened to his parents when he has bigger fish to fry; an Oscorp electrical engineer (Jamie Foxx) has an accident and turns into Electro, whilst Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) is dying and believes Spider-Man's blood will cure him. After the wholly pointless previous film I had very low expectations for the sequel, but it's actually okay; the…

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  • Machine Gun Preacher 2011

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    Based on true events, the film tells the story of biker Sam Childers (Gerard Butler) who found God, set up an orphanage in the Sudan and became a mercenary to protect the children who were being trafficked across the region. True story or not, it’s a difficult film to get into as Sam Childers is such an unlikeable guy, regardless if he’s doing good work or not. His battles with his faith, his family and the LRA in Sudan become…

  • The LEGO Movie 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Feb, 2014

    Emmett (voiced by Chris Pratt) is mistakenly identified as the saviour of the LEGO universe and must unite the other Masterbuilders against the evil Lord Business (voiced by Will Ferrell). Phil Lord & Christopher Miller's film does everything right: a simple story with a positive message; a fantastic combination of CG and animation based on real LEGO bricks; some great cameos from the different LEGO worlds; and it possesses great wit and a really uplifting vibe. If you've ever played with…