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  • Mile 22

    Mile 22

    ★½

    Usually enjoy anything Peter Berg is attached to, but this was barely watchable.

    Just a choppy, uneven, rambling montage of a film.

  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★★½

    Really wanted to like this but found most parts of it too silly with sloppy dialogue and weird characters. Expected better from Shane Black. What a shame.

  • Widows

    Widows

    ★★★★★

    Haven’t felt this way watching a thriller since Gone Girl.

    So well crafted. Ticked all the right boxes for a proper thriller. Not a simple package - this had real female characters getting the job done!

    Big performances from everyone (including the pup), juicy storyline and great action scenes.

    Hard to top.

  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★★½

    I like my horror with a side order of humour. Fortunately for me, this had a bucket load of laughs in it.

  • Donnybrook

    Donnybrook

    ★★★

    Frank Grillo is an absolute beast in this flick!

    Right now, I can’t think of many other actors out there that flip-flop playing the hero and villain. He plays both so convincingly.

    I need more Grillo.

  • The Meg

    The Meg

    ★★★

    Will probably be my favourite guilty pleasure flick of 2018.

    Jason Statham rocks a turtleneck like nobody’s business.

  • Action Point

    Action Point

    ★★★

    If you’re a Johnny Knoxville fan, this is perfectly harmless fun. Yes, the Cameron Crowe-lite ensemble isn’t comprised of endearing misfits like the original Jackass crew, but that’s OK. The only real pity is the trailer left no surprises for the full feature.

  • Tomb Raider

    Tomb Raider

    ★★★½

    Happy that I got to see a slice of the Lara Croft movie I was hoping for (London scenes, the awesome shipwreck/escape action sequences and Alicia Vikander’s performance) but then the dad showed up and it all became rather dull.

    If I heard ‘Sprout’ one more time...

  • Hot Rod

    Hot Rod

    ★★★★½

    Needs to be rediscovered.

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    Hacksaw Ridge

    ★★★★

    Something I learnt from this movie...

    Mel Gibson could direct a Mad Max film.

  • Blood Father

    Blood Father

    ★★★★

    Something I learnt from this movie...

    Mel Gibson could still star as Mad Max.

  • Warcraft

    Warcraft

    ★★★½

    The trailers didn't excite me at all. I bought my ticket to support Duncan Jones.

    Far from the unwatchable mess some would have you believe - I ended up enjoying it way more than the recent Hobbit movies. The plot beats at the end really surprised me too, so I'm interested to see what happens next (if we do get another flick).

    Kept thinking Dominic Cooper could've done better though, whereas Paula Patton's Garona kept giving me a funny tingle.

    Go see it if you like your Fantasy.