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  • Bridge of Spies

    Bridge of Spies 2015

    Watched 15 Oct, 2016

    I knew this was going to be boring, but I was asleep after the first three hours. Tom Hanks Talking To People: The Movie. Seeing the Berlin Wall being built was cool I guess, but if the most intresting thing your film has to offer can easily be beat by old episodes of Grand Designs...

  • Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

    Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials 2015

    ★★★ Watched 07 Sep, 2016

    Wife caught me watching this and shook her head - but if you've been paying attention you already know I'm a YA bitch! This one felt more like Hungry Games than I'd have liked, but there is a section that goes full on videogames with blatant The Last Of Us clicker enemies and some Uncharted platforming - I'm a videogame bitch too tho so fine with me. Pollo Chicken man is up in this, plus the love sick girl out…

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    10 Cloverfield Lane 2016

    ★★★ Watched 04 Sep, 2016

    John Goodman's heavy breathing...proper creepy.

  • Midnight Special

    Midnight Special 2016

    ★★★ Watched 20 Aug, 2016

    Bit disappointed in this one, I think Stranger Things snuck in and stole its thunder. Will teach me not to miss films in the cinema. Shannon still a captivating watch....

  • The Lobster

    The Lobster 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Aug, 2016

    The old 'boy meets girl' story told in a new way.

  • The Visit

    The Visit 2015

    ★★★ Watched 07 Aug, 2016

    It's all fun and games until Pop Pop shits himself.

  • The Walk

    The Walk 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 06 Aug, 2016

    Perfect example of a film managing to completely win me over in the second half. The missteps at the start replaced by bold confidence later, how apt. The ending managing to walk the tightest of lines too. Sighs of relief all round.

  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond 2016

    ★★½ Watched 03 Aug, 2016

    It all just sort of washed over me. There was plenty of room for the characters to develop, but they remained stuck as caricatures of the original series. I fully enjoy the first reboot movie every time I watch it, so disappointing to see these movies dip in quality each outing. The very end was easily the best bit...shame they didn't start there (skip to the end) and then continue in that spirit.

  • High-Rise

    High-Rise 2015

    ★★★½ Rewatched 28 Jul, 2016

    Not as hyped for this on a re-watch. That 70s aesthetic is still amazing and the players are as delicious as before, but really felt the slump in the second half. Got to love that Portishead track.

  • Into the Wild

    Into the Wild 2007

    ★★★★ Rewatched 28 Jul, 2016

    This really is a beautiful film, from the soundtrack by Eddie Vedder, to Sean Penn's direction, to the Alaskan landscape. Based on true events but more importantly based on truth. Escapist cinema at its finest.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 28 Jul, 2016

    Just got a new TV so put this on to test it out...yeah, I ended up watching the whole damn thing!

  • The Witch

    The Witch 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Jul, 2016

    When you are a child your mind is wide open to the idea of God, the devil, ghosts, witches, wizards, evil spirits and other such nonsense. As an adult you replace these notions with logic, fact, reason and other sensible sensibilities. But those stories you learned, those things you read or heard or maybe just imagined don't ever go away. They wait silently in the corners of your mind until something like this film comes along and stirs them up, draws them out, tempting us to wonder what is in the darkness once more.