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  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues 2013

    ★★½ Watched 14 Dec, 2014

    A few good laughs, but a larger amount of lame. I really quite enjoyed the first Anchorman film, which seemed to push jokes in the right places. This one pushed in too many wrong places.

  • Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Nov, 2014

    The sort of film where it ends and you want to clap slowly while exclaiming "Bravo!" in appreciation of Gyllenhaal's performance. Best impression of a lizard ever, and a tense film that avoids painting by numbers. I was glad to have caught this one on the big screen.

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  • Drive 2011

    ★★★★★ Watched 11 Nov, 2011 6

    A beautifully crafted film, with consideration in every shot and a kick-ass soundtrack. Winding Refn certainly earned his Best Director award at Cannes this year, helped greatly by the outstanding performances of Gosling and Mulligan. I'll definitely need to see this again, and while I'm not much a fan of ultra-violence I couldn't imagine it working any other way in this film.

  • Inception 2010

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 02 Oct, 2011 4

    BWWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMP!

    So epic it hurts. I'm willing to gloss over the few plot questions it leaves and just be enveloped by the killer combo of Nolan & Zimmer (whose soundtrack, incidentally, makes *everything* feel epic if you put it on loud enough).