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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★

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

    I would just like to say that I gain no pleasure from having the contrarian opinion. I mostly go into every film with an open mind and and an optimistic view of enjoyment. So now onto the movie then.

    I know I just said I go in with an open mind, but by God what the hell was that monstrosity of an opening. It makes Step Up look like a masterpiece. Filmed in one take for what reason? It adds…

  • Dr. No

    Dr. No

    ★★★★

    "Bond, James Bond"

    Sean Connery’s first outing and more importantly the very first Bond film. It wowed audiences in the early 60s and more than 50 years later, in 2017, it still wows me.

    There's the iconic gun-barrel titles and the magnificent John Barry arranged Monty Norman theme. But there are a few things missing namely the fancy gadgets, Q, the cold open and no main song over the title credits. Instead we're left with a poor mix of songs…