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  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★½

    Definitely not unwatchable, but definitely not my favourite Tarantino by a mile.

    A bit slow and predictable in parts, it felt less intricate (for want of a better word) than his other film. I did however really love the presence of Jennifer Jason Leigh, who never fails to delight and slightly weird me out.

  • The Huntsman: Winter's War

    The Huntsman: Winter's War

    ★★

    Disappointing; not as enjoyable as the first, particularly disappointing due to the recasting of Charlize who was the best thing about the last film, as well as the casting of Chastain, Blunt and surprisingly Sheridan Smith. It should've been better than a slightly darker Frozen.

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  • Beyond Clueless

    Beyond Clueless

    ★★★

    On the one hand I loved it as a sort of love letter to my favourite film genre, not completely a documentary but a lengthy, glossy music video (how I imagine Sofia Coppola would make a documentary) - it's incredibly pretty to watch - and although kind of reaching, I loved the analysis of Eurotrip.

    On the other hand, I'm not sure I'm going to take much from having watched it (other than a few films to add to my…

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    ★★½

    Captain America is the first Avenger and the most boring, the most lacking in humour and the most likely to save your life in earnest, whilst telling you the moral of the story.

    Nazis are bad, war is bad, guns are bad and just once Captain America would like to not have to save the world, but then what would he have to moan about?

    I should probably stop watching Marvel films.