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  • The Longest Yard

    The Longest Yard

    ★★★

    If you can't get out, get even.

    A rare thing for an Adam Sandler comedy vehicle is for it to be likeable. Yes, there are a lot of lame jokes present but I find the likeable mainly because of the story and some of the supporting characters. The Waterboy is a better American football film from Sandler mind.

  • Overlord

    Overlord

    ★★★★

    Stop the unstoppable.

    Respect to Julius Avery for making a horror war movie that gets straight to the point, leaving excess baggage back in the studio boardroom, becoming a no nonsense, kick-ass thrill ride in the process. This is a very well made war film with such a defined focus before switching to a balls out action horror in the final act, where it doesn't lose any of its focus. There's plenty of gore and gunfire along the way and…

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  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park

    ★★★★★

    I've lost count of how many times I've seen Jurassic Park but with each viewing, I find myself appreciating it more and more.

    I first went to see it at the cinema when I was three and I will honestly say that is where my love for film began.

    Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park is an expertly crafted summer blockbuster full of moments to both amaze and thrill. Through the combination of both practical effects and state-of-the-art CGI, Spielberg brings dinosaurs back to life in spectacular fashion.

    This film, and not its sequels, is why I have high hopes for Jurassic World.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★★★★

    Obviously.

    Three years ago, Marvel Studios and James Gunn introduced us to the Guardians of the Galaxy, a superhero team of outcasts and misfits who resembled more of a dysfunctional family than a cohesive unit setting out to save the galaxy. It's safe to say the world fell in love with them right there and then, and now they're back in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the fifteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

    With the Guardians of the…