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  • Blazing Saddles 1974

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 22 Apr, 2014 4

    Truly, truly great comedy doesn't just have the ability to make almost everyone who watches or listens to it laugh, but it also has the ability to make them laugh in different ways.

    Or at different aspects of it. When I watch Blazing Saddles, what always makes me laugh most of all is the turn of phrase that so many of the characters have here. It's absolutely marvellous. A really good, original turn of phrase is something that I have…

  • Skyfall 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Apr, 2014 4

    As largely entertaining as Skyfall is, the James Bond series really does feel as though it is going through a transitional period all the way through this film.

    I was about halfway through Casino Royale when I realised that I could wave goodbye to the James Bond that I grew up with and that Bond was now a series looking to emulate and overhaul the excellent original Jason Bourne trilogy. Hey look, it's Albert Finney! It's almost like they're trying…

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  • Punch-Drunk Love 2002

    ★★★★★ Added 60

    There's an LL Cool J quote that would be relevant here. Hello again.

    I'm well aware this is Letterboxd, a social network site that was created for people to talk about films rather than their personal problems and woes, so much of what I'm about to say may seem irrelevant and strangely out of place to those of you who, for some reason, stick it out and decide to see it through to the end. If you decide to do…

  • Romancing the Stone 1984

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 20 Apr, 2014 10

    This is my 1000th review on Letterboxd.

    When I discovered that I was coming up to my 1000th review a few days ago, I did wonder to myself what film I should review to mark me getting to a grand.

    I thought that maybe it would be a good idea to watch and review one of my all time favourites, but I had covered those relatively recently. I wondered if it might be a good idea to try and watch…