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  • Raise the Titanic

    Raise the Titanic

    ★★★★

    Classic adventure movie about Cold War espionage, the nuclear deterrent and deep sea salvage. The search for the world’s most famous shipwreck proves more of a challenge than even Dirk Pitt (great name,right?) could imagine. And the special effects are pretty impressive - for the most part - given the scale of what is being depicted. The author of the source novel hated it, and it flopped at the box office, but Raise the Titanic is a lot of fun.

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★★

    My favourite of the new Star Wars movies. An exciting yet tragic story (despite knowing roughly how it will end), Rogue One melds perfectly with A New Hope.

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  • Holmes & Watson

    Holmes & Watson

    ½

    I’d give it zero stars if I could.

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    ★★★½

    I’m not a fan of Harry Potter, but I really enjoyed Fantastic Beasts. It’s the beasts that really sell this, all of whom are beautifully brought to life. Not to mention the quirky, fish-out-of-water feel to the story. It was clever to set this in the 1920’s, not exactly an understanding time. ‘Backward’ would be a good way to describe it! And in the middle of all that is Newt, a man just trying to take care of his incredible…