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  • Eraser

    Eraser

    One of the few gaps in my Arnieography, but for reasons.

    I've always been a bit suspicious of the films he made after True Lies as the reception for them was never any good and nobody wants to see one of their heroes slumming it in stuff that's no good, do they.

    But let's be honest, the critics have seldom got Arnie or they have been slow off the mark in doing so with a lot of his films and…

  • Tribute to a Bad Man

    Tribute to a Bad Man

    The prospect of a Robert Wise western with James Cagney in the lead was the only thing keeping me awake this afternoon, so it's such a shame that the end result only contributed more towards me wanting a kip.

    Don Dubbins (A+ western actor name, that) wanders on to Cagney's land, gets employed by him as a hired hand, and then spends most of the rest of the film moping over Irene Papas and trying to get Cagney not to…

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  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    ★★★★½

    Choose Letterboxd. Choose films. Choose downloading the app. Choose paying money for a membership just so you don’t have to see some fucker adding 500 films to their watchlist. Choose following a few thousand people and then never reading a fucking word they say. Choose writing “Read the full review on my website!” knowing full well no cunt is ever going to follow that link. Choose asking Sally Jane Black to watch Rogue Nation and then seeing her do a…

  • Life

    Life

    ★★★

    It's fine.

    The plot is fine.

    The special effects are fine.

    The music is fine.

    The direction is fine.

    The cinematography is fine.

    The pacing is fine.

    The acting is fine.

    The alien is fine.

    The deaths are fine.

    The beginning is fine.

    The middle is fine.

    The ending is fine.

    It's just, very, fine.

    Fine?

    Fine.