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  • Fury

    Fury 2014

    ★★★ Watched 15 Mar, 2015

    "Wait until you see it. What a man can do to another man."

    There are not many left who actually saw it. The rest of us are left with the Hollywood version, I suppose.

  • Hector and the Search for Happiness

    Hector and the Search for Happiness 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 08 Mar, 2015

    "There is a big difference between being here and being here to be photographed being here"

    Why do I always watch this sort of movie on flights going *away* from home?

    Despite that, I enjoyed this and recommend it to you. 

    It's too long since I was in London. Or Africa. Or China.

    I've never been to China. 

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  • Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police

    Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Dec, 2014 1

    The rise and demise of The Police as told through the lense of Andy Summers, the guitarist and probably lesser known of the three band members. 

    This is the sort of documentary that I could watch all day and all night and into the early hours of the morning and contemplate rewatching the next day.

    The story of his relationship with his wife and family, which is woven through, is heartbreaking. 

    I'd like to see more of his photography. What an awesome record and memory. I imagine him getting lost in that archive for days. 

    Recommended. 

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho 2000

    ★★★½ Rewatched 08 Jul, 2014

    Do you like Phil Collins?

    Actually, I do.

    I am a bit young for Genesis, to be honest, but still appreciate their later work. Their two-part live album "The Way We Walk" is a go-to selection. Especially "That's All" and "Throwing It All Away", featuring the sublime keyboards of Tony Banks (who? exactly!)

    But, his solo albums, while much maligned, will eventually get the credit they deserve. I'm sure.

    Granted, there are some cheesy singles, and "In The Air Tonight"…