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  • Prisoners

    Prisoners 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Jan, 2015

    This was a great movie in terms of the atmosphere and moral questions it raised. Probably not one I'd re watch though as its a bit of a tough one. Highly rated

  • The Equalizer

    The Equalizer 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Jan, 2015

    I enjoy a nice bit of vengeance and this one delivered. Denzel is even more effective than Liam with his particular set of skills so I think we need a Taken v Equalizer showdown!

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  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012

    ★★½ Watched 12 Jan, 2013 3

    I wanted to like this film because I love the Lord of the Rings trilogy but it just didn't work and most of the problems are with the source material. The Hobbit is really just a kids' adventure story about buried treasure whereas the Lord of the Rings is an epic about friendship, loyalty, bravery and the rise of industry.

    Peter Jackson already created an epic world but this story just seems so small in comparison. Also the tone is…

  • Sorority House Massacre

    Sorority House Massacre 1986

    ★★ Watched 03 Oct, 2012

    This is one of those that I remember clearly in the video shop but never got around to watching. And it's also one of those slashers I hated when I was a teen. There are barely any deaths and the killer only uses a knife. Seriously, if you're going to make a slasher film in the 80s please use some special effects and some imaginative deaths. There were also way too many poorly done dream sequences but at 75 minutes…