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  • Pompeii

    Pompeii

    ★½

    It was on, I was busy doing something else, I couldn't be bothered to change the channel.

  • The Red Turtle

    The Red Turtle

    ★★★★

    Beautiful movie that the whole family enjoyed. 

    Watched this in an amazing cinema called The Electric in Birmingham. Worth a visit. Pay for the sofa.

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  • Cloud Atlas

    Cloud Atlas

    ★★★

    A really hard book to film. The film failed to tell the story coherently. I felt confused at the end, I had to listen to the Incomparable podcast to fill in the blanks.

    Fun though.

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    ★★★½

    The vibe and story arc were very similar to Goodfellas. Personally though, the two movies are miles apart in quality. The pacing feels off and I just have no sympathy for the main character, it’s not DeCaprio’s acting —he’s great— it’s the character himself. In Goodfellas, Henry Hill (Liotta) has some humility to him, you feel for him, for Jordan (DeCaprio) not so much.

    Maybe it’s because of the differences in complexity between fixing the stock market and a bunch…