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  • Child's Play

    Child's Play

    Well this was beyond disappointing. I didn’t like the original Child’s Play, and whilst I haven’t seen its many sequels, believed a reboot may be the breath of fresh air it needed. But boyyyyyy was that wrong. This is somehow much worse than the original, hammering home the not scary enough to be a horror and not funny enough to be a comedy that it’s predecessor encapsulates. It’s got a couple of good moments, and Mark Hamill is a great…

  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★★★★

    Just as over the top and absurd as it needed to be to do Elton John’s story justice. Whilst I love Bohemian Rhapsody, this is a completely different type of biopic and approaches the medium from a different angle. The musical style was a lot of fun and fit perfectly, and obviously all songs were killer. I was concerned that I wouldn’t be a fan of the story, as it seems to be Elton’s story told “his way”. However, even…

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    ★★★★★

    Definitely the most varied and original of the Marvel films, and endlessly rewatchable. This film does so well at mixing genres, and taking the superhero genre to new heights. The ensemble cast are all incredible, and Groot is probably the best tree in the show biz (sorry Ents). The soundtrack that drives the film is simply perfect, banger after banger. It’s fun seeing Thanos here, and how insignificant he is compared to in Infinity War.

    Beyond thrilled about Gunn returning for the third film, even if it’s now delayed due to The Suicide Squad. Any chance of swapping those films around?

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    ★★★★★

    To me, there is one clear reason why this is the best MCU film to date... it’s basically Mission Impossible with superheros (even though Crusie is essentially a superhero in those films but whatever). This film gets better with every rewatch, and is a breath of fresh air into the universe, especially after The Dark World. Managing to have a grounded story whilst also keeping in line with the fantastical elements of the other films, this film is an interesting…