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  • La La Land

    La La Land


    A huge amount more original than the majority of today's romcoms but it didn't quite do it for me. Gosling and Stone truly shine, though.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy


    Introducing my parents to one of my favourite Marvel flicks.

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  • Stoker



    Courtesy of Empire’s five-star review, I was itching to see Stoker. While hype surrounding it centres on the fact that it is South Korean director Chan-wook’s first English language film, I was more interested by the trio of actors heading it up. So far in her (comparatively) short career I haven’t been disappointed by Wasikowska, and Kidman is another who rarely disappoints. Goode too has an impressive track record, with star turns in Watchmen, Match Point and A Single Man.…

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl


    Looking at his back catalogue, I’ve seen seven of Fincher’s 10 feature films, with just The Game, Zodiac and The Social Network left to watch. Of the ones I have seen – Alien 3, Se7en, Fight Club, Panic Room, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Gone Girl – I can firmly say that he excels in thrillers, with Benjamin Button being an odd choice.

    Gone Girl is much in the same vein as…