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  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 19 Jun, 2014

    So what did I think of the movie? It’s hard to describe your thoughts on a movie that you’ve been projecting in your mind for all these years. This must be what those die-hard fans of Star Wars felt like when they watched The Phantom Menace for the first time. Only much less disappointing.

    Boyhood has no over-arching storyline. No obvious narrative hurdles that the protagonist must overcome. No final showdown with a reoccurring antagonist. It’s just life. Linklater has…

  • Edge of Tomorrow 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 29 May, 2014

    Tedious in place and the logic is all over the shop, but excellent action scenes and great screen chemistry make this a worthy summer blockbuster.

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  • Gravity 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 08 Oct, 2013

    Once in a while a film comes around that demonstrates the ever-expanding potential of cinema. The film, in this instance, is Gravity. Four years in the making, director Alfonso Cuarón has undertaken the massive task of creating a whole film in zero gravity, whilst also managing to tell a thought-provoking, terrifying, and often beautiful story.

    Sandra Bullock stars as astronaut Dr. Ryan Stone on her first mission aboard the space shuttle STS-157. A novice to space travel, she is thankfully…

  • Midnight in Paris 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 07 Apr, 2012

    A return to form for Woody Allen. Verging on the pompous but it has bucket loads of charm.