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  • Now You See Me

    Now You See Me

    Uh...what was that?

  • The Amazing Mr Blunden

    The Amazing Mr Blunden

    ★★½

    The first half was charming and reminded me of The Railway Children. The second half was ... not so great. Ruined by the adult actors “wooooo I’m in a children’s film woooooo” overacting. Watch the Railway Children instead.

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  • 127 Hours

    127 Hours

    ★★★★½

    For God's sake, stop touching that nerve! :-0

  • Black Swan

    Black Swan

    ★★★★½

    Surely director Darren Aronofsky intended this to be a homage to the great Roman Polanski? The similarities, stylistically and narratively, to both Rosemary's Baby and Repulsion are evident throughout. Natalie Portman is superb as a prima ballerina obsessed with the idea that fellow ballerina Mila Kunis might be a better performer than her, or worse, might actually want to become her. Portman's character reminded me of both heroines of the two Polanski films, being very mouselike and shy, almost apologetic…