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  • A View to a Kill

    A View to a Kill 1985

    ★★★ Watched 20 Sep, 2015

    "Walken crafts Zorin into a memorable nemesis in the classic Bond villain mould... Whilst Grace Jones as May Day feels more at home in the action sequences than in her dialogue-driven scenes, she and Walken form a strong antagonistic partnership... The film is also littered with several pleasing action sequences, ensuring that Moore's swansong is more memorable for the right reasons than the wrong ones". Read my full review of A View To A Kill at Film Intel

  • Octopussy

    Octopussy 1983

    ★★ Watched 17 Sep, 2015

    "A winning performance from Louis Jourdan as villain Kamal Khan, backed up by genuinely intimidating henchman Gobinda (Kabir Bedi), isn't enough to disguise a plot that becomes tattier and tattier as Octopussy wears on... Glen's film becomes increasingly tedious and ludicrous, with the director once again failing to keep either the momentum or narrative thread going during the second hour". Read my full review of Octopussy 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