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  • Voldemort: Origins of the Heir

    Voldemort: Origins of the Heir


    Though it's an obvious labour of love, this extremely handsome fan film is let down by a weak story, dodgy dubbing and, fatally, an estrangement from the essential appeal of the Potterverse. No points to Slytherin, I'm afraid.

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  • The Avengers

    The Avengers


    Mark's Girlfriend Emma Watches The MCU Part 3

    "What's next then?" was the verdict on this one. Emma has seen the Guardians movies and I think that's still her high bar for Marvel - I don't think the Big Crossover landed on this viewing. That opening 20 minutes is still really awkward, no matter how fond I am of what follows... (this probably needed more Odin "AGH"-ing)

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  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame II

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame II


  • Ghostbusters



    Hey, guess what? It's nothing like the trailers. It's actually funny, actually scary, and, because there isn't a bottom half to read under a movie, it's 100% dickhead proof.

    The one thing that nobody seemed to actually buy ahead of this was that it could be both a remake and a passing of the torch. It turns out that it's both of those things and while it certainly bows to the original as much as, say, The Force Awakens does…