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  • Dad's Army

    Dad's Army 2016

    ★½ Watched 07 Feb, 2016

    Despite a game cast of the best Britain has to offer, this is a deeply unfunny cinematic retread for a TV series that is quite rightly beloved.

    None of the wit of the show is present and, often, it's not even clear where the punchlines are supposed to be. There's a distinct lack of imagination and an even more obvious dearth of energy. Above all, it is simply, as dull as ditchwater.

  • Goosebumps

    Goosebumps 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 07 Feb, 2016

    A family adventure romp in the best sense of that phrase.

    Silly, funny and boasting a great central performance from Jack Black, this is a really pleasant surprise. The CGI beasties make a real impression and there are some genuine frights in amongst the fun.

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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?