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  • Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!

    Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!

    This was on BBC iPlayer. My wife wanted to watch it. I let her. She spent the majority telling me how she could rewrite it better. I suggested
    "Cut to Titles. The End"

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2


    The first one came as a surprise to many. It was weird but really good, with a masterful, confident tone that made it a great ride. I was not at all surprised by the success, as I had seen Super. Super is one of my favourite superhero films and its a great example of James Gunn's fine work. It is an adult film with extreme violence, explicit language and dark humour.

    So when I heard he was joining the MCU,…

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  • Sucker Punch

    Sucker Punch


    Not perfect, but a lot better than I expected. The fight scenes are a bit like music videos, but this is fine, as the ideas and main characters are the drive here and not the action. It's not quite inception, but the film covers about as many themes and ideas as Snyder's watchmen, which is impressive for his first non-adaptation.

  • Doctor Strange

    Doctor Strange


    This is a breath of fresh air for marvel, rather like Ant man was. This is not as light and comedic as that film, but it certainly is a fun ride. The journey is not so much what the character goes through but what powers and abilities he discovers. These are not your normal superhero powers and feel fun and exciting on screen. The effects are incredible and all the cast play it with a perfect tone.

    One thing that…