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  • Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

    Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

    ★★★

    There are no surprises here, the plot is awful becasue it doesn't make sense, the effects dreadful and it's exactly what you'd expect from a 1950s film with a title like this. My reaction to seeing a woman spot a space ship and a giant man was that nowadays she'd had taken piccies on her iphone and have posted them on facebook, I should have been enthralled by the story rather than daydreaming like that. The film gets its points for being almost bad enough to be good.

  • Falling Down

    Falling Down

    ★★★½

    A man ( Michael Douglas) has had enough of everything and s on his way to see his daughter for her birthday, despite the fact that there is a restraining order against him. He leaves a trail of increasing violence behind him and is followed by a police officer (Robert Duvall) working his last day in the force.
    All I can say is don't watch this if you're worried about an unhinged ex-husband.

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  • Van Helsing

    Van Helsing

    ★★

    I was bored. I was bored during and after watching the film, not before.

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained

    ★★★½

    Dear Mr. Tarantino,
    I rather enjoyed your film, but that's because I had been warned that it was much too long, gratuitously violent, and that the n-word was used everywhere it could be and then some. The story was a great adventure, I was never going to drop off in the middle of it even though it would have been less flabby if you had trimmed ¾ of an hour off it. I'm not sure that your film is the…