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  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2014

    ★★★★ Rewatched 07 Feb, 2016

    Extended Edition. I like a lot of the additions, partially because they serve to water down the percentage of the movie which is awful comedy.

    Glad I returned to this movie, because it's better than I gave it credit for on a first viewing.

  • Carol

    Carol 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 14 Jan, 2016

    *Finishes watching Carol*

    *Walks downstairs to the box office*

    "One for Carol, please."

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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…