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  • Branded to Kill

    Branded to Kill 1967

    ★½ Watched 23 Jul, 2016

    The more Suzuki films I see, the less I like him.

  • Allegiant

    Allegiant 2016

    ½ Watched 13 Jul, 2016

    This makes those first two movies look incredible.

    I just watched this thing for two hours, and there isn't a single moment in it that makes even a little bit of sense.

    Add to that a protagonist and villain who are so passive they might as well both be in comas.

    I have seen worse movies than this, but not in 2016.

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Oct, 2014

    One of the year's very best movies.

    David Fincher never gives me exactly what I'm expecting. Here, I wasn't even close. I'm told that while the plot sticks close to the book, the utterly bizarre sense of humour is new for the movie.

    It's a tone that turns an insane plot into something truly special. Fincher knew how crazy this story was, and by the time it gets where it's going, it felt like the plot itself was part of…

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Transformers: Age of Extinction 2014

    ★★ Watched 25 Jun, 2014

    Look, it's exactly as good as the last one was. What that means depends on who you are.

    For my part, while it's one of the biggest special effects spectaculars of the year, it's still an hour too long, and filled with humour that doesn't work and action you can't see.

    It's almost incredible how little replacing the lead characters changed the movie. Wahlberg is supposed to be the hero, but he's repetitive and annoying about his daughter the whole…