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  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World 2010

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 26 Jun, 2015

    I knew that Captain America was in this, but I had no idea Superman (Brandon Routh) was as well. How odd.

    In other news, this movie still rules.

  • Mr. Holmes

    Mr. Holmes 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Jun, 2015

    We've seen Sherlock on the BBC. Now it's time to see Mr Holmes.

    The distinction is deliberate. This isn't the energetic young Sherlock played by Benedict Cumberbatch, it's a man of sophistication and advanced age. He's Mr Holmes.

    Ian McKellen is simply stunning in the title role, playing Holmes at two different ages due to some seamless make-up work. Like Tim Spall in Mr Turner, he communicates largely through grunts, but manages to convey a perfect balance of curmudgeonly brute…

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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?