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  • Casino Royale

    Casino Royale

    ★★★★½

    Whilst Casino Royale runs a little long in length, the story is still tight and well connected. At the heart of this uber-cool reboot is Daniel Craig's stoic performance as James Bond.

    I've always had mad love for Mads Mikkelsen as Le Chiffre, the eye-bleeding villain. Some think that Javier Bardem's Raoul Silva is the best Craig villain, however for me Mikkelsen is menacing and desperate at the same time - and it's perfect.

    This time around I had more…

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    Wow! It was just the other week, when watching Baby Driver, that I turned to my girlfriend and told her that I hadn't had an exhilarating experience in a movie theatre like that for years. Granted it was a different, and more harrowing rush, but it's potentially been topped, if not matched, by Christopher Nolan's epic war film Dunkirk.

    In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from…

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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?…