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  • Crazy, Stupid, Love.

    Crazy, Stupid, Love.


    I absolutely hated this when it came out back in 2011. My wife loved it. She bought it on dvd. For years I have point blank refused to watch it. Till this week.

    Man, was I wrong about this movie!!!

    It's great. Carell, Gosling, Stone, Tomei and Moore are all perfect in this film that treads the fine line of family drama and modern comedy. A line that Carell walks effortlessly and in this movie the cast all walk it…

  • Ben-Hur



    Another classic in our house. How the filmed the chariot scene is beyond me. A brilliant example of a truly epic movie.

  • Big Trouble in Little China

    Big Trouble in Little China


    A classic in my house and my life and always will be.

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


    Another star wars film that gets bad press. Another blockbuster that gets bad press due to final act having to be rewritten and filmed and like Solo and Dark Phoenix the public fall out of the rewriting and filming performed more poorly than expected and received more poorly by the critics than expected.

    Anyway... I shall put my beef to one side...

    I love this film. Its Star Wars, a little different, a little unexpected but still Star Wars. The…

  • Dark Phoenix

    Dark Phoenix


    A lot better than a lot of people said it was.

    Essentially a character piece about ego, pride, hurt, brokenness and pain but wrapped in a superhero franchise. This is a different beast to the other X men movies before it and brings some real character dilemmas and grey areas into the characters which Matthew Vaughan really started with First Class. Its completely different to anything Marvel is churning out as well.

    I love the MCU...I really LOVE the MCU…

  • Cinderella



    A good take from Disney, giving us more of the story than the cartoon version but sticking enough to it DNA-wise for it to be recognisable. Good performances all round and generally it's pretty good.

  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

    Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile


    An extremely well told version of the Ted Bundy story through his ex fiance. Zac Efron plays it perfectly and deserves a lot of recognition for what he does in the role. As the film moves on and on you become more and more deeply unsettled. A great piece of visual story telling.

  • The Princess and the Frog

    The Princess and the Frog


    A lot worse than I remember.

    Poor visuals. Poor songs. Some strange plot choices and the choice of a voodoo magician is not really "family friendly". A sign that in the late 2000s Disney lost its way.

  • The Day After Tomorrow

    The Day After Tomorrow


    I know its cheesy but it has a warm place in my heart!!!!

  • BlacKkKlansman



    Amazing and brilliant. Really got under my skin and pushed all my buttons. What's going on in the world?!?! A great story l, told well at a timely moment in history. This is what cinema is supposed to do.

  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13


    Nearly 25 years have passed. Does this film still hold up? Yes it does.

    This film still has a high level of tension, some great visuals, a fantastic script, some great direction and really subtle nuanced performances from the whole cast, from top to bottom this film is still great.

    Tom Hanks gets a lot of credit from all people, and deservedly so. He's awesome. But Ron Howard should get more credit. This is another example of his shining talent.…

  • Extracurricular Activities

    Extracurricular Activities


    Strange and not in either a good or a bad way. Not particularly funny or creepy. Just weird. Well thought out. It's just a bit... Well... Meh. A bit of nothing. If nothing else is on give it a whirl.