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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    ★★ Watched 20 Jul, 2016

    "There's an awkward mismatch between the elements clearly aimed at children and those that could only appeal to older members of the audience... As a filmmaker, Feig is simply not accomplished enough to make Ghostbusters work as something which appeals to both kids and grown-ups, ultimately presenting a film haphazardly directed from a script which simply isn't funny enough". Read my full review of Ghostbusters at Film Intel

  • Whisper of the Heart

    Whisper of the Heart 1995

    ★★★★ Watched 02 Jul, 2016

    "Kondō litters his film with fantasy red herrings. Again and again, the director playfully leads the audience up the garden path, bringing Whisper Of The Heart to what feels like the brink of becoming a modern fairytale before allowing the narrative to continue on just as naturalistically as before". Read my full review of Whisper Of The Heart at Film Intel

Popular reviews

  • 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