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  • Hell Comes to Frogtown

    Hell Comes to Frogtown

    ★★★★

    Went on holiday with the fam to sunny Noosa. Two weeks of swimming, ice cream, cold beer, hot chips and an evening movie. Perfection. Here is a quick-fire round-up of the proceedings:

    Tiger Warsaw - 3 April 2018 - ★

    A potential diamond in the rough/deep cut in Swayze’s repertoire? Like hell. An incomprehensibly awful plot, pointless scenes aplenty, terrible dialogue and performances plumbed from the depths of hell. Avoid at all costs.

    Backdraft - 4 April 2018 - ★★★…

  • Queen of the Desert

    Queen of the Desert

    ★★

    Went on holiday with the fam to sunny Noosa. Two weeks of swimming, ice cream, cold beer, hot chips and an evening movie. Perfection. Here is a quick-fire round-up of the proceedings:

    Tiger Warsaw - 3 April 2018 - ★

    A potential diamond in the rough/deep cut in Swayze’s repertoire? Like hell. An incomprehensibly awful plot, pointless scenes aplenty, terrible dialogue and performances plumbed from the depths of hell. Avoid at all costs.

    Backdraft - 4 April 2018 - ★★★…

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  • Casino Royale

    Casino Royale

    ★★★★½

    Harder, colder and blonder Martins Campbell's Bond reboot takes the franchise along a far more modern, believable and interesting path than the Brosnan years. While I seem to remember thinking the same thing about Goldeneye, Famke Janssen's thighs may have clouded my youthful judgment.

    There is however, no doubt that Casino Royal is a beast of an action movie. Fast paced and totally gripping with a revelatory performance from the usually dull Daniel Craig who gives England a 007 it…

  • Skyfall

    Skyfall

    ★★★★½

    A third time watch confirms my suspicions that Skyfall is one of my favourite action films of recent years. The combination of talent and the level of expertise they bring to an established juggernaut like the Bond franchise is so impressive. I'm not a 007 aficionado so can't say where it ranks, or even if it beats Casino Royal, which I will be revisiting soon. What I can say is that Skyfall is beautiful. For Deakin's to lose out on…