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  • The Imitation Game

    The Imitation Game 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 20 May, 2015

    "The sharply written screenplay from Graham Moore continuously transforms history into both a taut espionage-fuelled thriller and a heartfelt period drama... There's not a single weak link amongst the cast... This is Cumberbatch's film from his opening voiceover onwards, however, with the actor delivering yet another dependably excellent turn in a regularly demanding role". Read my full review of The Imitation Game at Film Intel

  • Mr. Turner

    Mr. Turner 2014

    ★★★ Watched 12 May, 2015

    "Mr. Turner is held together by beautiful cinematography and performances by a talented cast helmed by an excellent Spall; but Leigh's film is also unfortunately a long-winded chore, regularly making it a considerable challenge to appreciate its positives". Read my full review of Mr. Turner at Film Intel

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  • Home Alone

    Home Alone 1990

    ★★★★ Rewatched 01 Dec, 2012

    Joe Pesci delivers the biggest Christmas miracle of the '90s by not swearing for the entire film. Full review here

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Aug, 2012

    The weakest of Nolan's Batman films, but not by much. Strong performances and breathtaking action sequences, coupled with emotional and thematic threads satisfyingly tied up; this is a great conclusion to a superb trilogy. Full review here