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  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Jul, 2014 2

    I really did enjoy this film, though I have to say not quite like I'd expected. Watching a group of people grow over the course of 12 years on film is a unique experience, and I'm glad to have shared it as part of a full house at The Civic during the film festival. This is a film that feels like it will stay with me a while.

  • The Lego Movie 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Jul, 2014

    This film is way too much fun.

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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


    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).