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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame


    I had predictions that came true.
    I had predictions that didnt come true.
    But mostly i was given surprise after surprise about things that hadnt even crossed my mind.

    Amazing that a movie so hyped can shock, surprise and delight so frequently.

    Best of the MCU

  • Turned Out Nice Again

    Turned Out Nice Again


    Not one of Georges best.
    A shame to see the usually charming George brought into more modern times with painful attempts at bawdy humour and social comment.
    Although it was nice to spot a young “Mr Grimsdale” from the Norman Wisdom movies in the role of Uncle.
    Hadn’t ever realised he had worked with both of my fave old comic actors. Nice connection.
    The film itself though was a slog.

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  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


    I found myself in the unique position at my midnight screening of being texted by the film director's mother during the trailers. Her reminding me to let her know what I think of her son Gareth's movie afterwards. I had met Mrs Edwards earlier in the year when we found ourselves competing against each other on a BBC gameshow. We've kept in contact and become friends.

    Well, thankfully and with relief I was able to report back to her that…

  • The Light Between Oceans

    The Light Between Oceans


    Watched as part of Scavenger Hunt 20 November 2016

    Film #4 - The Light Between Oceans
    Task #14 - Watch a film which features a Macguffin.

    Yes this film has a Macguffin - A baby.
    But it's not really about that.
    It also has romance and tragedy and beautiful scenery. But it's not really about any of that either.

    What it is about is one man.
    One man's life journey with guilt that he carries following his part in…