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  • Source Code

    Source Code

    ★★★★

    I'm quite the fan of Duncan Jones, especially his 2009 film MOON, and while I struggled with some elements of his most recent sci-fi film MUTE, I appreciated a lot of its elements. SOURCE CODE is one I've always wanted to get to, even regardless of it being a Jones film, as it stars one of my favourite actors Jake Gyllenhaal, and is a time travel movie... set on a TRAIN.

    If there's one thing you should know about my…

  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★★★½

    There's some pretty astounding visual effects work going on in Jon Favreau's THE LION KING, taking a realistic looking CGI approach to the classic 1994 Disney animated film. I almost feel like the trailer to the 2019 film is better than the movie, which would be a ridiculous slant on years of hard work, which is why I say "almost." The trailer showed me key moments from the original film in digital realism, and used the old music and score…

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★★

    The Last Jedi. (No spoilers, of course) This film destroyed me and completed me at the same time. I pity those who look down on people like me for getting so emotional and invested in these films because they're missing out on a hell of a feeling. It's literally breathtaking, so unexpected and conveys that classic state of mind so fully: Hope.

    It's over the top, good vs. evil fantasy at its core, but with the inbetween fleshed out with…

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★½

    David Fincher seems to be the master of the crime thriller, as every time I see a film he's directed, there's an overall feeling of it being absolute top quality. From the incredible Zodiac to the dark yet brilliant remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Fincher has the genre down to a fine art. Whilst I wouldn't rate Gone Girl over those two films I just mentioned, it's definitely up there.

    Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike are simply…