Shaun Heenan
Shaun Heenan

Shaun Heenan

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  • Maborosi



    With commentary.

  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit


    I find myself in the strange position of thinking almost every second of attempted comedy here falls flat (Taika as Hitler in particular is an absolute comedy vacuum) and liking everything else about the movie so much that on balance I find it's somehow still quite good.

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl


    One of the year's very best movies.

    David Fincher never gives me exactly what I'm expecting. Here, I wasn't even close. I'm told that while the plot sticks close to the book, the utterly bizarre sense of humour is new for the movie.

    It's a tone that turns an insane plot into something truly special. Fincher knew how crazy this story was, and by the time it gets where it's going, it felt like the plot itself was part of…

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Transformers: Age of Extinction


    Look, it's exactly as good as the last one was. What that means depends on who you are.

    For my part, while it's one of the biggest special effects spectaculars of the year, it's still an hour too long, and filled with humour that doesn't work and action you can't see.

    It's almost incredible how little replacing the lead characters changed the movie. Wahlberg is supposed to be the hero, but he's repetitive and annoying about his daughter the whole…