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  • The Age of Adaline

    The Age of Adaline

    ★★★½

    Basically this is the same story as The Highlander but with a female protagonist and therefore no sword fighting to speak of. Also, the soundtrack isn't by Queen. It's not as boring as that sounds, though.

    Apparently, the frocks are quite desirable. My wife and her friend mentioned this many times.

    Pleasant, apart from an intrusive and clumsy voice over.

    PSA: Please remember that you cannot restart a stopped heart with a defibrillator.

  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

    Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

    ★★★½

    Not as tense as the previous outing, thankfully. A good Bond caper and a more respectable performance from Simon Pegg than some of his recent efforts.

    There's a horrendously overblown speechification where Alec Baldwin says some awful bilge along the lines of "Hunt is uniquely trained and highly motivated - a specialist without equal - immune to any countermeasures. There is no secret he cannot extract, no security he cannot breach, no person he cannot become. He has most likely…

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  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    Terry Gilliam always makes shit movies.

    He made this movie.

    It's shit.

  • Highlander

    Highlander

    ★★★★

    The immortal Connor MacLeod (Luke Skywalker) begins life as a normal chap in 16th century Scotland, but is cast out of his village under suspicion of devilry when he miraculously recovers from an obviously fatal battle wound.

    Sean Connery stars as Ramiraz (Ben Kenobe), and trains the young highlander (Jedi) in the art of swordplay and use of The Quickening (The Force).

    A tall warrior in black with a breathing problem (caused by an injury sustained in battle with Ramiraz),…