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  • Withnail & I 1987

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 Oct, 2014

    Immensely quotable and dripping with dark wit, Withnail is rightfully the very definition of a British cult classic.

  • The Maze Runner 2014

    ★★★ Watched 27 Oct, 2014

    For the first hour of its runtime, The Maze Runner is plodding YA fare. Then, a switch flicks and it becomes a hugely entertaining ride.

    Dylan O'Brien does a decent job in the lead role and Will Poulter seems to have wandered in from a much better film.

    After a couple of nice chase sequences and a genuinely intriguing mystery, the film comes undone with its payoff. It's a lot of fun and I really want to know what happens next, but there's a real whiff of silliness to it, which is in stark contrast to the genuine poignancy of something like The Hunger Games.

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  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 01 Oct, 2012 3

    Hands down the funniest film to have Judd Apatow's name attached to it, Anchorman is already a comedy classic only eight years after its initial release. Many of its quotes are ingrained in popular culture and the mere mention of the film's name causes most human beings to spew forth with quotes.

    Every scene of the film crackles with quotable dialogue: Adam McKay and Will Ferrell's script being up amongst the funniest Hollywood has ever produced. In Ron Burgundy, Ferrell…

  • Scary Movie 5 2013

    ½ Watched 12 Apr, 2013

    I have three thoughts:

    1) Yawn.
    2) Sigh.
    3) Just fucking why?