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  • Q & A 1990

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Dec, 2014

    Yet more proof that when a great story is told well it can never be told too many times.

    It would also help if the telling of said story featured a performance of such proportions as Nick Nolte's. He is equal parts bad and fucking genius. He steals the film hands down, he has never been so brutal or imposing, and it's brilliant to watch. It's the one thing that will linger after the film ends. It's ably directed by…

  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 12 Dec, 2014

    Marvel might just be the new Walt Disney Studios.

    And just like Walt Disney, they don't always get it right, but when they do, they get it very, very right.

    Guardians of the Galaxy was never really going to be a risk for Marvel. They have earned the right to success by being brave and constantly inventive.

    With Guardians they evolve that mantra even further. Taking us deeper into space, and indeed, comic book territory, this was always going to…

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  • 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…

  • Skyfall 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 26 Oct, 2012 37

    Sam Mendes proves his Bond making credentials, and confirms his excellent film making credentials.

    Skyfall certainly is an excellent film. The best Bond film in 48 years. This is a proper spy film, and James Bond, as a character is a proper spy.

    As a Bond fan this film pleased me in every way. You have to hand it to the film makers, it takes massive balls to put a 4 minute title sequence 10 minutes into a massive film…