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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★

    I won't be the first to start their review with this line but I don't like musicals. Ultimately I didn't really like this one either. I could happily watch Gosling read the phone book I think he's so talented and charismatic as an actor and he gave me my real moments of enjoyment. The central love story is engaging and interesting, the intermittent pauses to skip around, dance and sing a little less so for me. Like I say I'm…

  • Blackfish

    Blackfish

    ★★½

    Personally I found this a little muddled, are we supposed to be surprised that keeping a Whale in a big fish tank isn't particularly good for them? Are we supposed to be surprised that Sea World are just a big corporate company like any other? All gets a bit weird then they try to paint Tilikum as some sort of serial killer as well. Well intentioned and some great footage and talking heads, but for me not this earth shattering documentary it's been sold as.

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  • Ice Age: The Meltdown

    Ice Age: The Meltdown

    Dull beyond belief follow-up to the only fairly good original. About 95% of the running time is just the central animals walking about from one place to another, it's like the Lord of the Rings...Zzzz. My son lost interest frequently as well...don't think we'll be watching the remaining 20-odd films in the franchise. We're out.

  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    One of those films where I'm clearly just not on the same page as the rest of planet Earth. Sorry but to me, it's just not funny. It's a SNL sketch stretched out ad in finitum. I literally smirked a couple of times.