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  • Incredibles 2

    Incredibles 2


    The only requirement I had for Incredibles 2 was that it would not ruin the greatness that is the original Incredibles and Incredibles 2 not only satisfied this but exceeded it in every way.

    The return of the Incredibles puts the whole of film history from 2004 onwards into perspective and makes you realise what you've been missing the whole time. Sure they have been some great Disney Pixar films and some great films generally but nothing fills the void…

  • Bao



    Can’t believe I got emotional over a Dumpling

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  • Skyscraper



    Alternative titles include Duct Tape: The Movie.

    Skyscraper is exactly what everyone was expecting it to be, dumb but fun. Dwayne Johnson is his usual charismatic self and the whole cast does a decent job in selling the unbelievable premise and story which, although has been used in countless other films feels somewhat unique in a new setting and environment. There's a lot of issues with the script, the ending and resolution felt a little on the nose and I…

  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow


    So this was unexpectedly great?

    Story just feels original, even though the premise is nothing but, and Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt are great as the two leads. The second half is a bit underwhelming compared to the first half, only because the film turns into alien-shooting and exposition compared to the sequences of Tom Cruise dying and learning something new, but it was still interesting and compelling all the way through. Also all the army base sequences were shot a 15 minute drive from me so that’s pretty cool.