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  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★

    A worthy sequel that advances the story nicely as well as the advanced in the CGI. The apes are wonderfully rendered.

  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★

    A very well made prequel that provided Andy Serkis with another chance to display his mastery of mo-cap acting. The story is well written and surprisingly endearing.

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  • High Fidelity

    High Fidelity

    ★★

    Maybe I should have watched this when I younger, maybe it’s just I was never that much of an arsehole in my twenties. All the main characters are fundamentally unlikable. Completely self absorbed and melodramatic. I think I like the Cusak in Con Airand Grosse Pointe Blanke but nothing else.

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★

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

    Not a great Marvel film but not a bad one either which gives it a headstart on most films. Fairly predictable, slightly too long and a tad preachy in it’s black power message. The main issue is what I call the “Suoerman Conundrum”. When suited up T’Challa is practically invincible so the film had to, very unsubtly, create a weakness. His “kryptonite”, so to speak.  The film has created an interesting change in the technological level of the Marvel world…