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  • The Hurricane Heist

    The Hurricane Heist


    Terrible acting and poor effects isn't a good start but I feel the story was wasted.

    The idea of a heist, Ocean's 10 style, in the middle of a hurricane sounds great - sadly, this is nothing like this. It feels like the story was crafted by employing a monkey to throw random tropes at a wall - the end result is a collection of action scenes which feel disconnected from each other. And the less said about the final trucks scene, the better.

  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs


    It was okay. Compressing many story elements into 3 periods of time, if anybody has read the autobiography you'll know this film does play fast and lose with what happened when. Indeed, some of the Jobs/Woz arguments shown in this never actually happened and was added just to get over pertinent points of the story.

    You know, hand on heart, I think I preferred the Ashton Kutcher version - he looked a hell of a lot more like Jobs and it framed the story over the time period better.

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  • The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

    The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3


    A nice idea, executed well. A lot of reviews were negative because of the comparison to the original 70's version of the film. Not having seen it, it's not affected my view, although a lot of that criticism appears to be around the fact that it's "different". Whatever those differences are, I don't believe a modern version is necessarily affected by changes that make it more relevant to a contemporary audience.

    One change I do know they made was to…

  • Pixels



    Better than I was expecting, particularly as it has Kevin James in it.