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  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad 2016

    ★½ Watched 04 Aug, 2016

    Brought down by a script that needed about 6 more rewrites, an inconsistent tone and editing work that feels like the editing room must've been a slaughterhouse, Suicide Squad is the perfect example of studio interference gone wrong. It's so apparent that I can't even blame director David Ayer, who despite from individual segments feels incredibly distant from the final product I got to see.

    I had some good moments with this film, but it's easy to tell that DC's…

  • 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…

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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…