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  • Goodfellas

    Goodfellas 1990

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 08 Feb, 2016

    Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas is a classic gangster romp following Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) as he works his way up through the mob hierarchy. From the very opening line you know this film will pack a punch and the opening scene is one of the most powerful openings ever put to film. You are immediately taken out of your comfort zone and thrown head first into the dark and ominous world of mob culture. Scorsese’s direction is utterly superb and this…

  • Airplane!

    Airplane! 1980

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 07 Feb, 2016

    Essential comedy viewing. Airplane! stands tall as one of the funniest classic comedies to date. Yes - it’s politically incorrect in parts but this 80’s comedy has hundreds of reasons to be forgiven. Leslie Nielsen’s ability to dead pan jokes was phenomenal. This disaster spoof is one of the best comedy greats and will surely remain up there with the best for many years to come… and don’t call me Shirley.

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  • Kick-Ass

    Kick-Ass 2010

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2012 1

    A superb creation. Matthew Vaughn brings the previously little known comic book "Kick-Ass" to life on the big screen, and boy does he do a fantastic job. Kick-Ass follows the story of Dave Lizewski who's had enough of the bullies and takes matters into his own hands - becoming the wet suit clad hero Kick-Ass. The story is detailed with some excellent links to a huge number of films and comics. We are introduced to a host of great characters…

  • Predator

    Predator 1987

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Oct, 2012 2

    You've seen it a hundred times...but it never loses its charm. This classic Arnie Sci-Fi Action-er sees a crack team of commandos on a rescue mission in the Central American jungle. The mission goes from bad to worse as they soon realise a dangerous alien predator is hunting them down. This is one of my favourite Arnie films. It's tense, fast paced and full to the brim with enough action and bullets to take down a small country. It has…