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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 06 Apr, 2015

    I read a book called The Forever War ages ago that dealt with soldiers fighting across vast reaches of space and the complications delays in time cause in such a conflict, chiefly in the relay of information. Interstellar also plays around with this concept to very pleasing effect. Great to see a film touch on this type of subject matter while telling the simple story of a father trying to reconnect with his daughter.

  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013

    ★★ Watched 29 Mar, 2015

    I think there is a message buried really deep in this film but my mind kept wandering to what's in store for me at work in the morning.

  • Wild Style

    Wild Style 1983

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 28 Mar, 2015

    If you love Hip Hop then you already know!

    That's the sort of mic drop statement I was gonna write and bboy limp off into the sunset, but like a lot of these types of cultural milestones if you're timing is out it could completely pass you by. I was coming up in the late 80s and, although they were only released a couple years after, Breakin and it's follow up Breakin 2 Electric Boogaloo over shadowed Wild Style for…

  • 22 Jump Street

    22 Jump Street 2014

    ★★★ Watched 25 Mar, 2015

    This is pretty wack for the most part, but worth sticking with it because they packed all the funny in the back. I ain't gonna lie, that girl fight scene was fucking great. Interested in checking out the first one now.

  • Captain Phillips

    Captain Phillips 2013

    ★★ Watched 20 Mar, 2015

    Too long with not enough dialogue - Hanks killed it in his last scene though.

  • Parallels

    Parallels 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 08 Mar, 2015 2

    WARNING - This Is A TV Pilot - WARNING

    So don't expect an ending, but if you like to be prick teased by what could be a pretty cool Netflix Original Sci-Fi series one day then give it a go! I'm in.

  • Fury

    Fury 2014

    ★★★ Watched 26 Feb, 2015

    Solid journey through the horrors of war once more, this time in a tank. The most surprising thing to me was Shia TheBeef didn't completely stink in this movie...apart from the on set reports that he didn't wash during the production that is...

  • Starring Adam West

    Starring Adam West 2013

    ★★ Watched 25 Feb, 2015

    I think we should get a kick starter going so Adam West's documentary can have a poster put up on Letterboxd.

  • Empire Records

    Empire Records 1995

    Watched 25 Feb, 2015

    Despite my love of 80s college movies I am pretty much stuck in the 90s. However, some how this film had totally passed me by. And thank fuck for that. Man, this is some bullshit right here. Singles may have spawned Friends, but it's more representative of that period than this sterile crap. Well, if you into grunge I guess...was this meant to be a spoof? There's a dog on the poster, weren't no dog in the film! Straight bullshit.

  • Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

    Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon 2013

    ★★★ Watched 25 Feb, 2015

    Strangest dating video I've ever seen.

  • Blue Ruin

    Blue Ruin 2014

    ★★★ Watched 22 Feb, 2015

    Despite the main guy being rather incompetent at carrying out his revenge, he still does a much better job of it than I would. No way I'd have touched that arrow. That shit would be in there to stay. People would get used to it eventually. "How's the arrow today, Steve?" they would say as I limped around the office. "Plays up a bit when it's raining" would be my cheery reply. An arrow in the leg would clear my need for revenge right up. Doesn't stop your man here though, so fair play to him.

  • Predestination

    Predestination 2014

    ★★ Watched 22 Feb, 2015

    It's a pretty safe bet that if you're on Letterboxd you are obsessed with film. You've watched countless movies, thousands I expect, many multiple times. There are loads you've probably forgot you've even seen. The Seven Basic Plots riffed on over and over and over again. You are one with narrative structure, you are a master of following the breadcrumb trail, once the dots are connected your mind snaps shut like a steel trap. Yet you continue to watch. On…