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  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie


    I’m amazed how clean Jesse Pinkman’s teeth are after all of this.

    I mean, what is there you can really say about this one? It’s one of the most anticipated and speculated post-TV show stories of all time. What exactly happened to Jesse after Breaking Bad? Well, this film serves to answer that question - and whether or not it’s disappointing will mostly be down to personal preference; because as a technical specimen, it’s as good as anyone could hope…

  • Ready or Not

    Ready or Not


    No, I wasn't ready.

    Even though this movie isn't mindblowing or anything, don't worry - I won't spoil anything specific to save you the fun. Ready or Not is, in many ways, a riot. It's a horror/comedy where the comedy switches from dry to blunt very well, and the more disgusting and disturbing parts actually managed to catch me off guard. It's got elements of dark comedy mixed in with ridiculous slapstick. It's never boring, and does have a good…

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

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

    If you want any clue about how backwards this movie is, 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' is set in the middle of the afternoon.

    I'm not a massive fan of the original 1994 animated Lion King. I like it fine enough, I grew up with it as a kid and watched it multiple times over, but as I've got older it's one of those Disney movies that has meant less and less to me and has more issues with…

  • Yesterday



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

    'So hey. I've got a few Beatles gags. Shall we make a whole movie about them?'

    Yesterday is a film made by the director of Trainspotting along with the writer of Love Actually. And it's just as messy as it sounds. This isn't me being horrible to Danny Boyle or Richard Curtis either - I love Boyle's movies and Curtis has written some incredible comedy. But mix these two minds together to try and make a romcom and it falls…