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  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight 2015

    ★★★ Watched 10 Jan, 2016

    Tarantino's eighth film is so full of hate it's not a particularly easy watch, especially with some of the early racist 'jokes' playing uncomfortably well in my local cinema (racism is alive and well in Essex shocker). I struggled to feel much tension throughout due to not having any sympathetic characters to root for. Distrust and deception, sure, but far from the palpable sense of paranoia magicked up in The Thing. It's a deadly slow watch too, with the director…

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015

    ★★★★ Rewatched 02 Jan, 2016

    Still a bit good.

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015

    ★★★★ Rewatched 01 Jan, 2016

    Tony punching Hulk in the face...think I enjoyed this more second time around!

  • Prisoners

    Prisoners 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 22 Dec, 2015

    Once you catch the eye of this film it holds you with its stare almost until the credits. If you're after some truly powerful filmmaking then look no further.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Dec, 2015

    Going in my fear was that this would be too similar to the original Star Wars, but it turned out that the familiarity of story structure, characters, locations, ships, costumes, sound effects and overall iconography is what I'd been craving since Return Of The Jedi. The whole film is one big popcorny piece of fan service, a pacy ride that introduces four wonderful new characters (Rey, Finn, Poe and BB-8 all excellent) while catching up with the classics too. Old…

  • All Cheerleaders Die

    All Cheerleaders Die 2013

    Watched 28 Nov, 2015

    Jocks Vs Bitches with some stupid supernatural stuff thrown in, was like a gory episode of Smallville. Zombeavers was better...

  • The Gambler

    The Gambler 2014

    ★★★ Watched 17 Nov, 2015

    It's pretty boring until the second half...gets better the more beatings Marky Mark gets coincidentally.

  • American Sniper

    American Sniper 2014

    ★★ Watched 09 Nov, 2015

    Made me want to play Battlefield which made me hate myself a little.

  • Air Force One

    Air Force One 1997

    ★★★★ Rewatched 04 Nov, 2015

    With the new Star Wars movie just around the corner I was craving some Harrison Ford and boy does this deliver. Genuinely entertaining with the sort of rediculous ending that the premise deserves. Hilarious.

  • They Live

    They Live 1988

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Oct, 2015

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 24 Oct, 2015


  • Mud

    Mud 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Oct, 2015

    When I find a well-drawn character in fiction or biography I generally take a warm personal interest in him, for the reason that I have known him before--met him on the river. - Mark Twain