Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Dark Knight Rises

I’ve been largely Batman-proof since Chris O’Donnell stuck a knife through the heart of the franchise back in 1997, courtesy of Robin. But now, 15 years on, The Dark Knight Rises and all is forgiven. The Christopher Nolan Dark Knight … Continue reading

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

What with one thing and another – most of which I hold this lousy British summer personally accountable for – I was in a mood for only one thing this afternoon and that was watching a movie about the end … Continue reading

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The Five Year Engagement – at least three years too long

Visiting the cinema today was a challenge – rainy tempests drove much of the local population to spend time with Spider-Man and Katy Perry. Avoiding the crowds, I was one of three to see The Five Year Engagement and, considering … Continue reading

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Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

With Kung Fu Panda 2 among my very favourite films of 2011, my love for animations knows no bounds. I don’t even let my reasonable fear of stampeding pre-teens put me off. One of my favourite series of recent years … Continue reading

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