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  • Little Shop of Horrors

    Little Shop of Horrors 1986

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 26 Jan, 2015

    Director's cut: the ending still doesn't work, but it's utterly fascinating and it's great that we finally have it.

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014

    ★★ Watched 30 Jan, 2015

    A very nicely shot series of utterly appalling story and character decisions.

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  • The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

    The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters 2007

    ★★★★★ Added

    You wouldn’t think a documentary about thirtysomething men who devote their entire lives to beating each others’ top scores on Donkey Kong and other ’80s arcade games to be that compelling – but it is, bizarrely and magnificently so. Most of the discussion about it centres on the awe-inspiringly malevolent Billy Mitchell – and it’s true that he’s a pantomime supervillain to put Lex Luthor, Doctor Doom and the Master to shame – but my favourite aspect by far is…

  • Rush

    Rush 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Aug, 2013 1

    "When it hits top gear, Rush is a thrilling, frenetic experience that immerses the viewer fully in a world that's equal parts grit and glamour, with admirable attention to detail and – despite a few liberties taken here and there – a determination to be even-handed about both its protagonists. It's difficult to say whether the human story alone is enough to appeal to those who aren't at least passing fans of F1, but whenever it gets behind the wheel it has a serious claim to being the best motor sport movie yet."