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  • Frank 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Dec, 2014

    Frank is a weird little film. In fact, any film in which one of the central characters wears an enormous false head for much of the running time must classify as very odd indeed.

    However, Frank is a lot better than that description suggests. With Domhnall Gleeson's web-savvy musician at its heart, it dissects the notion of modern fame and the pressure it imposes.

    Gleeson is excellent and Fassbender manages to give a surprisingly deft performance without his face on show.

    It's glacially paced at times and not everything works, but it deserves credit just for its commitment to a thoroughly bizarre idea.

  • Elf 2003

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 13 Dec, 2014

    Eleven years old and it's already a bona fide festive classic and essential annual viewing. Perfect.

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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?