Stuart Baker

Stuart Baker

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My star rating system. I don't do half stars

★ Awful
★★ Poor
★★★ Good
★★★★ Great
★★★★★ Excellent

Favorite films

  • Die Hard
  • Jurassic Park
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

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  • Dune

    ★★★★★

  • The French Dispatch

    ★★★★

  • Ron's Gone Wrong

    ★★★★

  • Halloween Kills

    ★★

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  • The Addams Family 2

    The Addams Family 2

    Remember when the biggest problems the Addams Family had to deal with were summer camp and Debbie and now we're getting Kaiju fights between Fester and the bad guy. Fuck off.

  • Supernova

    Supernova

    ★★★

    From the trailer I expected this to leave me in pieces but I came away from it feeling quite ambivalent. Firth and Tuchi are both really great and whilst the film is gentle, tender and intimate, I felt it was also a little lacking and lukewarm.

    I think if you've ever had a loved one suffer from dementia it would probably hit you harder than it did myself, but its quite hard not to compare this to something like The…

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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★★

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

    LOVED LOVED LOVED IT.

    Strap in, this is a long write up but I have loads to say and don't even think this covers it all.

    The endings for Tony and Steve were perfect, I'm very happy and satisfied with their conclusion. Yes I cried at Tony's death, his sacrifice deserved my tears dammit. The fade to black at the end too was just perfect. He finally got that dance 😍

    I also welled up when Steve squared up to…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

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

    Stylistically this film is pure art, it looks phenomenal and other than the computers (which you can completely forgive) nothing looks dated at all and the set designs are unique & really interesting. It's astounding to think that this film came out in the 60s and still looks this good. Visually it looks great too, I loved the shots of the camera looking up at the monoliths with the sun rising, the way the crew walk about the ship (up and down…