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  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    ★★★½

    Aka Borat: Gift of Pornographic Monkey to Vice Premiere Mikhael Pence to Make Benefit Recently Diminished Nation of Kazakhstan, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

    This is a solid sequel to the first film but really it's a call to arms; America is fucked and maybe if enough Americans vote they can get rid of Trump.

    I was watching Frankie Boyle's New World Order the other day and…

  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

    Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

    ★★★

    I'd not seen this for many years but I'd thought I'd give it a rewatch before the sequel. It holds up pretty well and is good fun, although I did find I was waiting for scenes that were actually from Bruno and Bad Grandpa!

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    ★★★★★

    So far the Phase 2 films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) have both been sequels; 'Iron Man 3' was more of the same but with a fun Shane Black twist; 'Thor: The Dark World' took an unexpected but slightly muddled Sci-Fi route. However, the second solo Cap film was a completely different genre from his entertaining WW2 origin and a completely different tone from the other films. Marvel tend to go for the more humorous approach but this was…

  • Iron Man 3

    Iron Man 3

    ★★★★½

    aka Iron Man Three

    My first viewing of Marvel Cinematic Universe films are at midnight cinema showings after avoiding all advertising material so there's a lot to take in and follow. The first time I saw this I enjoyed it but the plot seemed a bit all over the place – especially with certain twists that occur. However, it holds up really well on a second viewing with a well paced interesting story and solid action. The themes are great…