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  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I've been putting off writing my review of "Rogue One" hoping that over time, my feelings for the film would have improved. Unfortunately, the more I have thought about it, the less impressed I am with the film.
    Firstly, a few positive notes. The casting is great, every character feels real through the way the actors portray them. Overall, the film looks amazing. Again, the environments feel very real, which was always an issue with the prequels. The Yavin VI…

  • Batman: The Killing Joke

    Batman: The Killing Joke

    ★★★

    I was really looking forward to this. Having the classic animated Batman actors telling this classic Batman story, what could be better. And they are great, they are all having a heap of fun. But the film suffers from the same thing as the graphic novel. The end is a real letdown. I was hoping they might do something different for a different medium, but no.
    Give it a watch if you enjoy the animated Batman series, it is great as part of that.

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  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Never really being a Transformers fan (I missed the toy craze by about 5 years), I enjoyed the 1st film, big, dumb and loud, but fun. Then the last 2 came out and my interest wained, kinda crap. But next to this one, the other 3 are works of art.
    This is is the biggest piece of crap I think I have ever sat through. Michael Bay needs to be stopped, he is spending so much money on these pointless…

  • The Devil's Rock

    The Devil's Rock

    ★★★½

    Being a kiwi, I love to see our industry doing well and I really enjoyed this. Its a good story, well acted and directed (good job Paul).
    It is very atmospheric with a great location and looks great. The effects are good, considering the budget and its great to see the use of physical over digital.

    So, overall, a good old fashioned horror film with some really nice touches and some fun references to other films and literature.