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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    ★★★ Watched 11 Jul, 2016

    Whilst many of the trailers and TV spots had me worried about the final product we'd end up seeing in theaters, Paul Feig's Ghostbusters has ended up being a much better film than I expected it to be.

    Featuring some genuinely good comedy, likable characters, and some well-crafted sequences, Ghostbusters is at least the enjoyable experience you'd want it to be.

    Some of it works, some of it doesn't, but this new take on the franchise isn't a spit in…

  • The Purge: Election Year

    The Purge: Election Year 2016

    ★★½ Watched 07 Jul, 2016

    The Purge: Election Year has some ambitious ideas, along with some good execution, but too often does the final product lose track of its storyline in favour of its stylized approach, which is where the film can never really find the proper balance.

    Election Year is a fun watch (and arguably a very good documentary on Trump's presidency), but unless you're a fan of the franchise (especially Anarchy, which is arguably the superior film in my opinion), this film may not be for you.

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  • Looper

    Looper 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 29 Nov, 2012

    A brilliant film. Time travel is a hard thing to do right, but Looper gets it just right, even making fun of the process of time travel for a second.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 Dec, 2015

    We've had a few Star Wars films since Return of the Jedi, but from that point on the franchise has had a mixed reception when it comes to material following the original trilogy. Now 32 years after Luke and co defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, does J.J. Abrams' continuation of the galaxy far, far away live up to the expectations of its gigantic fanbase?

    Is Star Wars a mess of original material, a forgettable homage or an exciting continuation…