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  • What to Expect When You're Expecting

    What to Expect When You're Expecting 2012


    This film bears no resemblance to the book of the same name. Nor does it offer any helpful advice about what to expect other than farts.

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★★ Added 1

    Loved the pure Western indulgence of this film and the brutally honest portrayal of gun-loving, nigger hating ole U.S. of A. Christoph Waltz clearly making a deal with Tarantino that this film will show him as a 'good' German. A cynical evaluation might even ponder whether this is the best backdrop to make the German the most humane character we meet... Nevertheless, Waltz and Foxx are a great match and the music, slow mo, torture scenes, bloodbaths and Theatre of…

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  • Blue Valentine

    Blue Valentine 2010

    ★★★★ Added 4

    Like watching a car crash but with phenomenally good actors. Loved the theme of broken relationship and the inevitable doom of the future struck a melancholy chord. I've often wondered if we are destined to become our parents despite all our best efforts, so the film kinds spoke to me on that level...

  • Les Misérables

    Les Misérables 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 10 Jan, 2013

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A film with so many expectations (due to over 20 years' worth of the stage musical around the world and so many die-hard fans of it everywhere) will attract reviews that likely say more about the reviewer than the film itself. For my part, I was head over heels with this show in 1991 and knew all the words back-to-front. I was a 14 year old angsty teenager. I would've taken a bullet for that guy I was infatuated with…