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  • The Five-Year Engagement

    The Five-Year Engagement

    ★★

    I'll still go to bat for the odd romantic comedy. a) cause they're the easiest thing in the world to watch drunk/sad/hungover and b) they're pretty much the last bastion of filmmaking where a group of funny people just get to sit around going to town on a script largely comprised of characters actually talking to each other.

    Unfortunately, as we all know, the mid-budget movie is becoming an endangered species so they're largely being taken over by action comedies…

  • Us

    Us

    ★★★★½

    Probably gonna be a five on a rewatch let's be honest, this is just classic bump in the night, twisty turny, supernatural mayhem with a bunch of narrative overhauls that demand further, scrutinous revisits. Jordan Peele dropping this then the Twilight Zone in like a few days feels like a SHIFT. Just being safe cause I feel like the humour beats don't quite play like they should sometimes, and wasn't sure if some of the sloppiness was a symptom of poor projection or not, but DAMN.

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  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    ★★★★½

    Based on the Japanese novel and manga, All You Need Is Kill, Tom Cruise stars in a science-fiction ride that is a thrill from start to finish. The world is pit against a new alien threat, known as Mimics, and public affairs officer William Cage (Cruise) is thrown head first from his cushy desk job straight into the action. Strange circumstances lead him to living the same day, the day of his first battle, over and over again and, with…

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2

    How to Train Your Dragon 2

    ★★★★½

    A Hiccup who is now five years older must prevent an old enemy of his father's from declaring war on his home island of Burk. Enlisting the help of his friends, family and a mysterious character with a surprising past, the team of Vikings must use their newly trained dragons to overcome this deadly foe, who approaches dragon training with dangerous methods that could jeopardise their safety.

    Okay, screw the marketing for this film. Screw marketing and trailers in general,…