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  • Spectre

    Spectre 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Nov, 2015 1

    It doesn't have the same emotional pull as Skyfall, and though there are some good sequences here, there are none that rank with the finest that Skyfall had. But it is impeccably made, and it doesn't really feel too long. How about that take during Day of the Dead?

  • Crimson Peak

    Crimson Peak 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 29 Oct, 2015 7

    I'll give it 3,5 because it is a well made film, looks good, sounds good, and it doesn't drag, but the ending is really a letdown. Also, Charlie Hunnam has exactly one way of acting. He sounds the same in this as he does in Sons of Anarchy, which should not be the case.

  • The Martian

    The Martian 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Oct, 2015 2

    Matt Damon is great here and really shows that he is able to carry a film on his own. They cut too much to earth and the people there but some of that did work for me. All the scientists working on communications and solutions with Damon was great, but Jeff Daniels really got fucked over. What a boring role. The good FilmApe said it very well when he talked about many elements being taken from the last couple of year's big science fiction films.

  • Beasts of No Nation

    Beasts of No Nation 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Nov, 2015 10

    Cary Fukunaga co-wrote, directed and shot this? Damn. It looks amazing. The performances that he manages to get out of everyone in here are phenomenal, and all the scenes with Agu and Strika are fantastic. It's a tough watch, but very much worth it. The music is worth a mention as well, my man Romer, who also did the score for the other Beasts film. Beasts, two for two.

  • Sicario

    Sicario 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 23 Oct, 2015 5

    What a fucking film.

  • Sicario

    Sicario 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 22 Oct, 2015

    First thought as soon as the film was over was that I wanted to watch it again right then and there. Didn't have a chance to, but I'm going back tonight. I guess I can't really explain the impact Sicario had on me better than that. Rare is the film that I could instantly rewatch. Everything about it is pure and raw. It's filmmaking at its very very finest, all elements are taken care of by the best in their…

  • Black Mass

    Black Mass 2015

    ★★★ Watched 18 Oct, 2015 5

    This is disappointing considering Cooper's last film. Depp is on point and does well, but overall this is just all over the place. I could never get a hook and connect emotionally with anything. Looks sorta good but it didn't make me feel a single thing.

  • The Gift

    The Gift 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 12 Nov, 2015

    This was really a surprise. For some reason I kept waiting for it to go off the rails and have some bad twist or something, but it never happened. It was great throughout, and I actually really loved the ending. The perfect amount of intense and the perfect performances from everyone in those final moments. Bateman really impressed me, especially in the last half hour or so. Directorial debut for Edgerton? And he wrote the screenplay, and has a role?…

  • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

    Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 12 Aug, 2015

    3 and 4 are still a little better in my book.

    But. Rebecca Ferguson is great, the pacing is spot on, the action is all fantastic and the villain is pretty decent. McQuarrie is definitely a solid director.

    Tom Cruise is still the man. He delivers each and every time, in the stunts department, in the acting department, in the star factor department. Cruise on.

  • Inside Out

    Inside Out 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 Sep, 2015

    Really quite brilliant. It's the perfect length, hilarious and moving. Pixar knock it out of the park with this one.

  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World 2015

    ★★★ Watched 28 Jun, 2015

    Don't really feel anything about this.

  • Tomorrowland

    Tomorrowland 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 23 May, 2015

    It's missing something. It's missing that true sense of wonder. It's easily Brad Bird's weakest movie, not to say that it's bad or anything. The concept is too big for the film and it feels like everyone is "whatever" at the end, "let's just do it this way..."

    Projection in my theatre was shit too.