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  • Life of Pi

    Life of Pi

    ★★★★

    The ultimate feel good movie, whenever I'm feeling tired or down, I go running back to this movie. The special effects in this movie are also incredible and have still aged well, almost ten years on.

    I am sad about the late, great Irrfan Khan though. One hell of an actor and a great portrayal of an older version of Pi. They he intercuts the narrative just adds another layer to an already incredible movie.

    This might be one of…

  • The Hangover Part II

    The Hangover Part II

    ★★

    Well, it's not as bad as The Hangover Part III, which I suppose is a plus? Maybe? Look, you can change the wrapping paper but it's still coating a box. What I mean is, the formula is the same from the first but it just isn't as funny.

    A lot of the jokes haven't aged well, are racist, homophobic and transphobic. Even by early teens, comedy movie standards, it's jokes are bad. I don't think I laughed in the film…

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  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    ★★★★

    Ah, a bag of sweet childhood nostalgia. Everytime I re-watch this film I am blown away by the late, great Gene Wilder's performance. He encapsulates everything that's great about the character.

    Grandpa Joe too is the right kind of savage and I love him for that. Every line that comes out of his mouth is pure golden eggs.

    This film is a wonderful golden ticket. The 2005 remake has nothing on it.

  • Sing Street

    Sing Street

    ★★★★

    I know what you're thinking and yes, Back to the Future meets the oppresive 1980's Ireland.

    Such an amazing musical. Definitely my favourite musical. Though, I'm not really a big musical person. For example: I like the songs in La La Land but it's a twenty minute plot stretched into ninty minutes and I just find The Greatest Showman to be overrated.

    I do however, think Sing Street is great. At it's core, it is a quintessential romance story, a…