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  • War for the Planet of the Apes

    War for the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★

    War for the Planet of the Apes completes one of the most unsuspected and well-rounded trilogies in film history. War is glorious to look at, action-packed and delivers a deserved emotional punch.

    Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the…

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express

    ★★★

    I was able to watch Murder on the Orient Express whilst on a trip with my girlfriend in Melbourne. I have to say, we were a little underwhelmed.

    The film tells the story of a lavish trip through Europe which quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve a murder aboard a train. When an avalanche stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks, the world's greatest detective - Hercule Poirot - arrives to interrogate all passengers and search…

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  • Moonrise Kingdom

    Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★★★

    A sweet coming-of-age tale about the innocent love of a 12-year-old couple, Suzie and Sam. Chasing them, in an attempt to separate the innocent lovers: a scout troupe led by Scout Master Ward (Edward Norton), the island policeman (Bruce Willis) and Suzie's unhappy lawyer parents (Bill Murray and Frances McDormand).

    The brilliance of this story lies in its simplicity, and while the style might not be for everyone, I absolutely ate it up. It's funny, it awkward and its pretty.…

  • Texas Chainsaw 3D

    Texas Chainsaw 3D

    Urgh, what did I just put myself through?

    So, the events are after the 70s film, and Heather is in her 20s? What? So, the film is set in the 90s, even though everyone has smart phones? What? If it's contemporary, like I suspect it is, that makes Heather like 40... what!?

    The mayor tells the police what to do and gives them orders? What? So, what about 'separation of powers'? The cops turn a blind eye to murder? What?…