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  • Earth to Echo 2014

    ★★ Watched 25 Jul, 2014

    Earth to Echo is a film that tries so hard to be E.T. (right down to the poster) that it completely forgets to have any identity of its own.

    Entirely focused on constructing a coming-of-age sci-fi for a new generation, the film doesn't really bother to establish its young characters in any tangible way. Instead, they are merely caricatures of what the writer probably imagines teenagers to be. The film feels more like a daytime Nickelodeon drama than a Hollywood…

  • Pudsey the Dog: The Movie

    ½ Watched 24 Jul, 2014

    Not quite the dog's bollocks. More like a pig's ear.

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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?