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  • Some Kind Of Beautiful

    Some Kind Of Beautiful 2015

    ½ Watched 05 Oct, 2015

    Pierce Brosnan's acting career has been one of few celebrations.

    However, celebration may be due, because with Some Kind Of Beautiful, or indeed Lesson In Love, he has managed to bring the Romantic Comedy genre to a disastrous new low.

    This is truly a horrible movie. Full of horrible writing, acting, and characters. It is a 99 minute movie that feels like it's 3 hours long.

    It's an achingly cliched film that is confused between wanting to be a light…

  • Man Up

    Man Up 2015

    ★★½ Watched 05 Oct, 2015

    London always looks amazing in movies.

    Yet it never gets a movie to do it justice.

    Man Up is directed in efficient and zippy fashion by Ben Palmer. It is occasionally witty but full of the kind of fast paced banter that quickly loses you. Along the way it smartly maps out the pit falls of modern life, and the booby traps of dating, full of anxiety, deceit, emotional baggage, and drunken confessions. As a movie it gets sloppier and…

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  • Stoker

    Stoker 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Mar, 2013 59

    At 98 minutes, this is my dream length of movie. I have said it all my life.

    After leaving this screening, and using the facilities, I could quite easily have jumped straight back in to watch the whole movie again. That doesn't happen to me often.

    Stoker is phenomenal.

    It's as dreamy as it is taught. As beautiful as it is horrific. It's The Tree of Life with A screenplay. An outstanding screenplay at that. It has been said that…

  • The Blair Witch Project

    The Blair Witch Project 1999

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 30 Jan, 2013 29

    Lets face the facts here, The Blair Witch Project was a groundbreaking film.

    A horror classic.

    A genre starter. And ultimately, the best of that genre.

    Unusually for a horror, It shows you nothing. There is no blood, there is no violence, and it explains absolutely nothing. It's a brilliant watch. A proper psychological horror.

    The actors never put a foot wrong, great performances. If we can call them performances, but of course this is real fear we are watching,…