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  • Logan



    While I was watching Hugh Jackman growl like an animal with blood over his face I wondered what the last 17 years of X-Men movies would be like if MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 2 finished on schedule and Logan was played by Dougray Scott. Probably pretty different, eh?

    I really like and appreciate James Mangold's approach to LOGAN. The film has a great aesthetic and the right attitude (if a little heavy-handed at times). The scale is drawn back immensely from previous…

  • For Your Eyes Only

    For Your Eyes Only


    In my heart of hearts, A VIEW TO A KILL is probably my favourite Moore Bond, but my brain says FOR YOUR EYES ONLY is his best. I mean, it is the "serious" one, with lots of low-key spy stuff and nothing too outlandish (plot-wise; this is the one where Blofeld gets dropped down a chimney and Bond fights a hockey team), plus some really solid performances; I always loved when Moore showed his tougher side because he used it…

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  • Spectre



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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


    Confused as it is ambitious, (the terribly-titled) BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE is such a jam-packed mixed grab bag of ideas and images I find it hard not love on that level alone. True, there are huge lapses in logic, leaps to ridiculous conclusions and at least one groan-inducing plot point that would otherwise sink a film that didn't look this good. Say what you will about Snyder, he's a mythic image-maker. Yeah, it makes no sense for Superman…