Category Archives: Film

Weekly Movie Reviews

Keeping it short and sweet this week with micro-reviews of all the films I have seen in the last seven days: Precious, Flightplan, The Peacemaker and A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.

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Top 10… Films I need to see

I thought I’d be a little different this week and rather than do an ordered top 5, I’d do an unordered top 10. This is inspired by the recent Sight and Sound top 50 films of all time list as it was another reminder of some of the phenomenal films I am yet to see. So here in order of age are my top 10 films I really want to catch up with.

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Highlights of the week

Lego Lord of the Rings, musical physics, mini pencil sculptures and more in this week’s highlights.

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Weekly Movie Reviews

This week there’s the new action flick The Expendables 2, the sexy sci-fi horror Species, the classic war film The Longest Day and the modern alien invasion in Skyline.

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Top 5… Ben Stiller movies

The latest Ben Stiller effort, The Watch, is out this week so it gives me an opportunity to list my top 5 Ben Stiller films.

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Highlights of the Week

Working hoverbikes, sweat prevention and an early preview of the iPhone 5 are just the tip of the iceberg of this week’s highlights.

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Weekly Movie Reviews

It’s been a good week for me film-wise with seven movies watched including The Bourne Legacy and Brave. Check out my opinions below.

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Top 5… Films from 2003

2003 was a good year for high quality films. Here is my top 5 rundown.

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Highlights of the week

This week’s highlights include the beauty of space, pointless power tools and the science of cats!

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Weekly movie reviews

It’s been a busy week and so only two films got watched: Classic Arnie in The Running Man and the modern complex drama Rabbit Hole.

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Top 5… Assassins

Bourne is back only this time without Bourne being in it. But Jeremy Renner takes up the helm as the latest government sponsored assassin. So, to tie in nicely with this release, here are my top 5 movie assassins.

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Weekly movie reviews

This week’s reviews include the hilarious Ted, the nostalgic 3 Men and a Baby, the popcorn friendly The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, the thought-provoking Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and the bloody Ironclad.

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Top 5… London movies

As we are in the middle of the London 2012 Olympics it seemed fitting to produce a movie top 5 related in some way. So as most sport movies are American based I thought I would go with the best films set in London or where the our capital city plays a significant role.

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Weekly movie reviews

Previously I have focussed on long-ish cinema reviews which I was beginning to find a chore to do. So from this point on I am going to review all the films I see in a week (there are usually quite a few) and keep my opinions short and snappy.

This week it’s The Dark Knight Rises which is out at the cinema right now, the romcom Killers from 2010 and the classic comedy The Odd Couple from 1968.

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Top 5… Christopher Nolan movies

With the exception of his debut Following, I have seen every one of Christopher Nolan’s eight movies and I think he is one of the most consistent directors working today. Now that I have seen The Dark Knight Rises I can perform my rundown of his top 5 films.

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Highlights of the week

It’s been a quiet week but there are still some gems to see in my highlights from the past week.

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Top 5… Films from 2004

While there was no phenomenally amazing film from 2004, there were a lot of quality films that deserve to be seen.

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Highlights of the week

Hot kisses, squashed rubber animals, space flights, Darth Vader and more in this week’s highlights.

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Cinema Reviews – Loser men, naked men and amazing spider men

Three films this week, The Five-Year Engagement, Magic Mike and The Amazing Spider-Man. Sadly all as average as average gets.

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Top 5… Trilogies

The Dark Knight Rises promises to end Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy in style when it opens on Friday so here is my rundown of the best trilogies of all time. Here are my rules:

  1. To make it a trilogy there needs to be a solid thread tying the films together, Park Chan-wook’s “Vengeance trilogy” are not strongly connected enough to count.
  2. There must be no fourth in the series, the Alien Quadrilogy is out.
  3. Prequels and reboots don’t count towards a trilogy so the X-Men films are in (although unlikely to make an appearance).

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