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  • That Awkward Moment 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Oct, 2014 3

    I moan a lot on Letterboxd, don't I? I feel self-conscious about it, because I like to focus on what's good about things, but by noticing what works, I also notice more and more what doesn't.

    This film, the first 70 minutes, are really fun, great even. The chemistry between the three guys feels genuine and enjoyable, and I even found Miles Teller sufferable, which has to be a first. It's a great "bromantic" comedy, with the relationships between the…

  • Jawbreaker 1999

    ★★★½ Rewatched 17 Oct, 2014

    Amazed at the amount of flack this film gets on the internet, I never realised. Of course, it does owe a lot to 'Heathers', but as much as I admore Winona, this rings far more true to me. 1998-99 was my first year of high school and I hated it. The fashions in this film (as well as pretty much every other 1999 film) send shivers down my spine, and Rose McGowan is deliciously evil.

    As an adult, I did…

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  • War Horse 2011

    ★★ Watched 14 Feb, 2014 35

    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.…

  • Get Over It 2001

    ★★★½ Watched 17 Feb, 2014 6

    Holy frosted-lipgloss and metallic-eyeshadow, Batman! If there was ever the perfect cinematic time capsule for 2001, it's this film. That extra half star is purely out of nostalgia.

    The opening to this film is the perfect example of why late 90s/early 00s teen films were so great - it's completely over the top and everyone is well aware it is. Within 5 minutes, Vitamin C (who had one mediocre hit and still has a starring role in this as a…