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  • Island of Death

    Island of Death 1976

    ★★ Watched 23 May, 2015

    It's nice to look at and admirably brave in its content, but that's about all Island of Death has going for it.

    It's desperate to shock at all costs, but finds its edge undercut by poor acting and dreadful writing.

  • Spooks: The Greater Good

    Spooks: The Greater Good 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 21 May, 2015

    Kit Harington remains woefully lacking as a big screen leading man, but that does not prevent the cinema transfer of British spy series Spooks from being a resounding success.

    There's plenty of post-Bourne bruising, high-octane chases and endless double crosses, but the plot is kept rattling along throughout with admirable skill and control of pacing.

    Kit's lack of charisma does hold back some of the emotional work, but the thriller aspect of the story more than makes up for it.

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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?