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  • The Intern

    The Intern 2015

    ★★½ Watched 29 Jun, 2016

    It really felt like this could have been better, but it was let down by some of the writing and being coupled with music that veered it into clichéd emotive territory. I think both the leads can knock it out of the park when they need to, and there are certainly moments where it's quite charming — but whether it was the writing, directing, or general plot, something constrained it to being just mediocre for me.

  • Zootopia

    Zootopia 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 12 Jun, 2016

    Very enjoyable, and the animation was fantastic. I felt like a few of the plot elements were a little too obvious, where you're just waiting for them to be used because you know they are coming, but in general it was a decent story and I loved the world they created.

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  • Drive

    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

    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).