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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 24 Aug, 2014

    This would have been the best superhero movie in any year that didn't also have Guardians of the Galaxy in it.

  • This Is Spinal Tap 1984

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Aug, 2014

    "Well, I suppose I could, uh, work in a shop of some kind, or... or do, uh, freelance, uh, selling of some sort of, uh, product. You know..."
    "A salesman?"
    "A salesman, like maybe in a, uh, haberdasher, or maybe like a, uh, um... a chapeau shop or something. You know, like, 'Would you... what size do you wear, sir?' And then you answer me."
    "Uh... seven and a quarter.
    "'I think we have that.' See, something like that I…

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  • 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 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."