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  • Peninsula



    Train to Busan was such a success to me for two reasons - adding something new to the zombie-movie genre and having such emotional weight to it. The action was relentless, the drama was character-driven and it became something of a cult hit. The sequel, Peninsula, is set four years later with completely new characters and a somewhat similar main plot to Army of the Dead. However, this reins it in to just less than two hours, so bonus points…

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Raiders of the Lost Ark


    Today is the 40th anniversary of this film's first release. So why not?
    Still one of the greatest films ever made, with perhaps the greatest character and the most iconic theme tune in film history. And to think he was originally going to be called Indiana Smith and be played by Tom Selleck...

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  • Return of the Jedi

    Return of the Jedi


    Things I can forgive this film for: the Ewoks (they are actually cute).
    Things I cannot forgive it for: the music number at Jabba's palace and putting Hayden Christensen in the ending.

  • Brassed Off

    Brassed Off


    Challenge #25 - A film celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
    Eeh by gum! It is a reight gran’ ‘un.
    It is impossible to hate this film, certainly one of the best British films of the 90s, yet it is often overlooked when talking about the best in general of that decade. The best British films are those that can take a social issue which is contemporary and relevant, presenting it in a way that is both informative and entertaining.…