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  • Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★★ Rewatched 30 Mar, 2013

    2nd time watching Quentin's latest. I still like it a lot but have to subtract half a star rating this time round. Christoph Waltz is superb yet again and fully deserving of his 2nd Oscar win. Jamie Foxx stands his ground even though he operates a bit in the shadow when partnered up with Christoph Waltz' character Dr. King Schultz. Samuel L. Jackson is fantastic as the super creepy house nigger :) Leo DiCaprio puts in a great performance as Calvin Candie and Don Johnson as Big Daddy. There's a lot to like in Django Unchained but Inglourious Basterds it is not!

  • Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 30 Jan, 2013

    Even though they can't really be compared, I found Django to be just a little shy of Mr. Tarantino's perfect Inglourious Basterds. Django entertained me throughout on every level. The story telling, the fantastic chemistry between Christoph Waltz and Jamie Foxx' characters, the witty humor and the violence all gelled together nicely delivering a very entertaining piece of cinema. I can't wait for Django to arrive on blu-ray so I can revisit it at home. Mr. Tarantino's Django Unchained comes highly recommended!

  • Her 2013

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 10 May, 2014

    My second watch and the joy watching Spike Jonze's Her again hasn't diminished one bit.
    Everything in this great film just clicks for me and hits all the right notes.
    I can see this kind of future actually becoming a reality and I don't think the concept of people "dating" an OS is too far fetched.

  • Her 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 23 Feb, 2014

    Wow,just wow!
    This hit all the right notes for me.
    I just don't have anything bad to say about Spike Jonze's Her.
    Can't wait to add this to my Blu-ray collection.

  • The Wolf of Wall Street 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Mar, 2014 2

    One of Mr. Scorsese's finest films, The Wolf of Wall Street is a 3 hour tour de force brimmed with energy and fantastic acting.
    Like so many other reviewers have already stated before me, it is a feat and an acknowledgement for a 3 hour film to only feel not even half as long, it is that good.
    I don't think it is worth a 5 star rating but I did thoroughly enjoy the hell out of it and will definitely add this to my Blu-ray collection.

  • Gravity 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 24 Oct, 2013 1

    Saw this in IMAX 3D just now.
    Goosebumps all over, especially during the opening few minutes.
    Cinematography blew me away, never seen anything like it.
    Alfonso Cuarón again proved that modern films still can be awesome.
    Day 1 purchase on Blu-ray!
    Gravity is the perfect film to use as an excuse to treat yourself getting a monster size flat screen because 50 inches simply won't cut it ;)

  • Gravity 2013

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 09 Feb, 2014

    Not as impressive as in IMAX but Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity is still breathtakingly beautiful to watch, even on the small screen at home.
    Without a doubt, the visuals are nothing I have ever seen before..just outstandingly gorgeous.
    Gravity is 1 super intense 80 plus minute thrill ride and is just a must own!

  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 22 Nov, 2014 2

    wow,kudos to Marvel and James Gunn for having the balls directing this wonderfully bold fun epic sci-fi. The best GOTG has to offer is great chemistry between the crew, lots of humour,drop-dead gorgeous sets and one hell of a soundtrack. I haven't had this much fun watching a film in quite a while. I'll definitely return to this universe to revisit GOTG because it is quite a gem of a movie and one hell of a fun ride!

  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 03 Jan, 2015

    review follows later. easily most entertaining film of 2014 though.

  • Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 27 Dec, 2014

    Let me try to gather my thoughts. David Fincher's Gone Girl is 1 fucked up psychological thriller! But it's also a film that kept my interest peeked throughout. The whole who done it is handled so damn well, you're constantly wondering what kind of twist will come next. Rosamund Pike puts in a fantastic performance as her character Amy is one seriously scary fucked up piece of work. I'll leave this review because I need to gather my thoughts a bit more. One thing is certain, David Fincher has done it again.

  • The Avengers 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 28 Sep, 2013

    I'd just be repeating what I've said before.
    As good as before, no better and no worse and thoroughly enjoyable.
    If you don't own this film by now, what's wrong with you?

  • The Avengers 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 24 Aug, 2012

    What's there left to say except to rehash..this is a bloody entertaining film from Joss Whedon! Can't wait to own this on blu <3