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  • The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 20 Apr, 2016

    Jon Favreau pushes the limits of what CGI is capable of in this hugely ambitious adaptation of The Jungle Book, which marries the classic adventure style of the original animation with the technical flair of modern cinema.

    The voice performances are strong and youngster Neel Sethi does a nice job of standing out in amongst the computer imagery. That imagery includes Idris Elba as a genuinely scary Shere Khan and a very sinister take on King Louie, played as a…

  • Monster

    Monster 2003

    ★★★★½ Watched 18 Apr, 2016

    Charlize Theron transforms into a beer-swilling serial killer in this potent, troubling and remarkable film from Patty Jenkins. Christina Ricci is excellent as the rabbit in her headlights and Jenkins creates a world with palpable dirt under its fingernails.

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  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    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

    Scary Movie 5 2013

    ½ Watched 12 Apr, 2013

    I have three thoughts:

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