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Se7en – 10/10
This was already one of my GOATS and a film that I had seen many a time before but seeing it on the big screen added so much.
I’d always thought of this film as a buddy detective story where Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman track down a serial killer, but it’s not really that at all. It’s a character study based entirely around Freeman’s Agent Somerset. The sound design and oppressive atmosphere were much more palpable…
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (40th Anniversary) – 8.5/10
If this film doesn’t catch you in the feels at some point then you simply aren’t human. It’s not in the absolute top tier of Spielberg for me, but it is excellent none-the-less.
I was never a fan of the bit where E.T goes all white chalky dog poo. The poor little fella.
Ghost Stories - 8/10
A well written, finely crafted British horror film which is genuinely creepy. It feels like such a long time since we've had a film like this. I think any horror enthusiast who grew up on 70's/80's horror will enjoy it.
There are a few splashes of dark humour here and there and the casting is superb. Paul Whitehouse was a particularly inspired piece of casting. He is such a talented character actor. I would love to…
Avengers: Infinity War - 9/10
The most impressive juggling act of all time. It should be a convoluted, overly-busy mess but it has obviously been meticulously planned by the Russo's. This is without doubt one of the most ambitious blockbusters ever made and every single risk they've taken has paid off.
Its almost impossible for a superhero film to deviate too much from the often complained about, predictable template. On paper, infinity war is the same old story of a…