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  • The Lego Movie 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Jan, 2015

    Enjoyed this more than I thought I would. Charming, with a strong hit of nostalgia. Also, the 'moral' of the movie is quite different from the rest of the bunch. Sure takes you back to being a kid again.

  • Force Majeure 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 13 Feb, 2015

    I was expecting to be left cold, but then came the crying scene, and I was blown away. It evokes a weird mix of emotions, of sympathy, of discomfort, of uncomfortable laughter. But it draws on such human emotions, that you can't help but wonder, "what would I do?"

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  • Exit Through the Gift Shop 2010

    ★★★★½ Watched 21 Sep, 2012

    It's confounding. It's thought-provoking. It's unexpected. All the things a good documentary should be.

    Makes you think about what art is; where do you draw the line between creativity and delusion? What makes art?

    The documentary in itself is nothing like what I've watched before. It takes your preconceived notions and flips it on your head. Extraordinary.

    I'm still blown away, speechless really.

    "I think the joke is on... I don’t know who the joke is on, really. I don’t even know if there is a joke."

  • Half Nelson 2006

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Nov, 2012

    Ryan Gosling gives a layered performance in a role that hints at the potential he showed fully in Drive. Doing so much with so little, Gosling lays bare the empty life of a drug addict struggling to get by. Shareeka Epps matches him brilliantly as the guarded young girl who won't take no for an answer. Unwittingly discovering Gosling's character Dan Dunne's secret, she ends up being the one holding him up, rather than the other way around. Their chemistry…