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  • Fifty Shades Darker

    Fifty Shades Darker

    ★★

    So much better than the book, but still pretty pathetic.

    I really don't understand why women go to see this in groups. I found it awkward enough sat watching it on my own, let alone with a friend nudging me every time Christian Grey puts it in Ana's "sex".

    I'm so glad the film doesn't use the same dialogue as the book. This was such an awful read, repeating itself and the first book often. But it does work so…

  • Passengers

    Passengers

    ★★★

    Passengers had been one of my most anticipated films for the end of 2016, and then all the bad reviews started coming in...

    But still, a film with Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt in the leads has to have some chemistry, right?

    My answer to that question is the same as my response when leaving the cinema: "Meh." I'm struggling to put together any more words than that because it's too difficult to decide whether I really enjoyed the light-hearted…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★½

    I had a disclaimer at the top of this review but everybody went off telling me how wrong I was anyway, so scrap that, you'll just have to remember that this is merely one person's opinion and that we're all entitled to one.

    First of all, I like Kubrick's films, love some of them in fact, but I can't even pretend to like this one. Of course I understand the influence this film had on the industry in its time,…

  • Sucker Punch

    Sucker Punch

    ★★★★

    I was told beforehand that this was a love it or hate it film and that there was no in between, and it's easy to see why that is. Personally, I don't agree with any of the negative reviews, so it turns out that I'm one of the few that love it.

    Firstly, I don't understand why many of the reviews I have read go on about the huge emphasis on rape for. This is what put me off at…