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  • The Thing

    The Thing 1982

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Oct, 2015

    Intense at times, but rather slow at others, this isn't quite the masterpiece I was expecting, but it was pretty damn close.

    Kurt Russell is tremendous, Carpenter's direction is reliably stellar and the make-up effects are the best that practical prosthetics have ever been.

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Nov, 2015

    The Hunger Games finale comes to a dramatic and mostly successful climax in Mockingjay Part 2.

    Set as Katniss and the rebels make their way through the booby trapped streets of the Capitol, the film returns to the action focus of the first two movies, whilst also incorporating the politics and propaganda of the first part of Mockingjay.

    Francis Lawrence continues his impressive work in mounting the action sequences. One sequence within a sewer recalls The Descent in its white-knuckle…

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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?