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  • Dreams of a Life

    Dreams of a Life 2011

    ★★★ Watched 10 May, 2016

    "The subject matter is never anything less than fascinating, but Morley's filmmaking too often feels vague and a little too lacking in backbone when a shot of gumption is what Joyce's story actually deserves". Read my full review of Dreams Of A Life at Film Intel

  • Aaaaaaaah!

    Aaaaaaaah! 2015

    Watched 21 Apr, 2016

    "Oram occasionally seems to want us to see this as a satire on modern society, but by crafting something with such glaring and lazy oversights his film never manages to escape what it actually is: a weak and puerile idea that would have struggled to fill a brief comedy sketch, stretched over almost eighty minutes". Read my full review of Aaaaaaaah! 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