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  • Bad Moms

    Bad Moms 2016

    Watched 18 Oct, 2016 3

    I... really hate myself right now.

    Caught in a vicious circle of being in a bad mood as I'm preoccupied with stuff, not having the energy to watch decent films because I'm so preoccupied, and then having my mood worsened by watching shit films. I won't honour this film with a review, it contains some absolutely dreadful, hateful comments about pretty much everyone you can imagine, and just isn't funny, despite it having Kathryn Hahn in it.

    At least Martha Stewart makes an appearance.

  • Modern Life Is Rubbish

    Modern Life Is Rubbish 2009

    ★★★ Watched 15 Oct, 2016 2

    I made the poster! Anything to celebrate Rafe Spall's glorious face.

    Endearing 13-minute look at the end of a relationship as the couple divvy up their record collection. Nicely captures how quickly moments of intense exasperation with the other make room for memories of why they fell in love in the first place, and how the mood shifts constantly. Ranting about iPods and Radiohead feels kind of contrived for 2009, however.

    Can be watched here.

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    War Horse 2011

    ★★ Watched 14 Feb, 2014 37

    What a shitfest. I would probably have liked this film better if it had been about a cat. Or, hell, even about that goose that walks around on the farm at the beginning of this film. That was a great goose.

    For a film called 'War Horse', it takes a long time for the 'war'-element to enter, so for the first 50 minutes, it's mainly 'horse' - and I happened to skip the horse part in my coming of age.…

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    Fifty Shades of Grey 2015

    ★★★ Watched 13 Feb, 2015 15

    Do you judge the film, or the book? I tried to judge the film on its own merit, but kind of failed. I suppose the good news is, the film in better than the book.

    I'm not going to lie, I looked forward to seeing this - how often do you see a book by a woman about a woman, adapted for the screen by a woman, and then directed by a woman. When the director is Sam Taylor-Johnson, I'm…