Revolver (2005)

Review:
A mindbendingly confusing gritty british crime film. Leaves you dazed.

Rating:
3.2/5

Quote:
Jake Green: The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look.

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Avatar (2009)

Review:
CGI action of epic proportions. Drags on slightly, but enjoyable.

Rating:
3.7/5

Quote:
Dr. Grace Augustine: They're pissing on us and not even giving us the courtesy of calling it rain.

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1408 (2007)

Review:
Excellent thriller, with a few terrifying moments. Epic effects & storyline.

Rating:
4.1/5

Quote:
Gerald Olin: Look, I'm not telling you not to stay in that room for your own good or for the profit of the hotel. Frankly, selfishly, I just don't want to clean up the mess.

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Get Him to the Greek (2010)

Review:
Occasionally amusing, very, VERY over the top, but decent storyline.

Rating:
3.7/5

Quote:
Aldous Snow: Your brain is full of lollipops, rainbows, and cheese.

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I Capture the Castle (2003)

Review:
Dramatic depression under a fa├žade of beautiful actors - worth watching.

Rating:
4.5/5

Quote:
"I said I would never fall in love; I said love was a murderous thing; And it is, and I'm floating on air."

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Knight and Day (2010)

Review:
Particularly intense shootouts, fairly believable interaction. Cruise back on form.

Rating:
4.3/5

Quote:
Milner: Someday. That's a dangerous word. It's really just a code for 'never'.

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Frozen (2010)

Review:
Gripping, but a bit dull, and felt very low budget. Slightly gruesome.

Rating:
3.0/5

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Earth (2007)

Review:
If you like nature, you'll love this. Otherwise, slightly dull.

Rating:
2.7/5

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Glory (1989)

Review:
Gritty and engrossing battle scenes, excellent acting and cast. Classic.

Rating:
4.5/5

Quote:
Trip: [addressing the 54th the night before battle] I ain't much about no prayin', now. I ain't never had no family, and... killed off my mama. Well, I just... Y'all's the onliest family I got. I love the 54th. Ain't even much a matter what happens tomorrow, 'cause we men, ain't we?

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Three Kings (1999)

Review:
Intense action, excellent performances, great storyline. A classic war film.

Rating:
4.2/5

Quote:
Archie Gates: The way it works is, you do the thing you're scared shitless of, and you get the courage AFTER you do it, not before you do it.
Conrad Vig: That's a dumbass way to work. It should be the other way around.
Archie Gates: I know. That's the way it works.

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The Rules of Attraction (2002)

Review:
Great acting amid sex, drugs and angst, but hazardous direction.

Rating:
4.1/5

Quote:
"Do you really like those boring, naive, coy, calculating girls or is it just for sex? The seeds of love have taken hold, and if we won't burn together, I'll burn alone."

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The Last Seven (2010)

Review:
Interesting survival / action film. Confusing storyline, but worth working out.

Rating:
4.1/5

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

Review:
Great storyline and acting, plenty of drama / comedy. Unsatisfying ending.

Rating:
3.5/5

Quote:
McMurphy: I must be crazy to be in a loony bin like this.

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Election (1999)

Review:
Painfully inappropriate high-school comedy, with numerous adult, but brilliant jokes.

Rating:
4.1/5

Quote:
"I sure was surprised the day Lisa Flanagan asked me for a ride home and ended up blowing me."

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City Of God (2002)

Review:
Amazing brazilian gang war scenes, with an intricate storyline too.

Rating:
4.3/5

Quote:
Rocket: You need more than guts to be a good gangster, you need ideas.

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Meet Joe Black (1998)

Review:
Romantic mess with beautiful leads, with slightly forced, haunting themes.

Rating:
3/5

Quote:
"I love you now. I love you always."

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The Boondock Saints (1999)

Review:
Epic vigilante mission, perfect gun scenes, with likeable brother protagonists.

Rating:
4.5/5

Quote:
Connor: How far are we gonna take this?
Da'Il Duce: The question is not how far. The question is, do you possess the constitution, the depth of faith, to go as far as is needed?

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101 Dalmatians (1996)

Review:
Another loveable Disney film, great story with as-usual wonderful animations.

Rating:
3.2/5

Quote:
Horace: That noise I just heard. Do you hear it?
Jasper: Oh yeah. Sounded like an annoying bug asking me irritating questions... Oh, good, it's stopped now.

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The Woodsman (2004)

Review:
Surprisingly unbiased for a film on paedophilia. Changes your viewpoint.

Rating:
3.9/5

Quote:
Walter: When will I be normal?

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Iron Man 2 (2010)

Review:
Satisfying story, enjoyable battle scenes, a worthy and explosive sequel.

Rating:
4.2/5

Quote:
Tony Stark: I have successfully privatized world peace.

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Franklyn (2008)

Review:
Twists round every turn, across two alternate worlds - wonderfully produced.

Rating:
4.6/5

Quote:
"If you believe in something strongly enough, who's to say if it's real or not?"

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Pi (1998)

Review:
Unnerving, disturbing, and terrifying. Hard to understand on many levels.

Rating:
2.2/5

Quote:
Maximillian Cohen: I'm trying to understand our world. I don't deal with petty materialists like you.

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Centurion (2010)

Review:
Strong battle scenes, overly gory. Very entertaining, if slightly repetitive.

Rating:
3.9/5

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Grown Ups (2010)

Review:
Very shallow, predictable, and generic. Acting sub-par, jokes even worse.

Rating:
2.2/5

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Southland Tales (2006)

Review:
Combines humour, glamour, and the apocalypse, but wanders off-course regularly.

Rating:
3.4/5

Quote:
"Join us for an in-depth discussion of the penetrating issues facing society today. Issues like abortion, terrorism, crime, poverty, social reform, quantum teleportation, teen horniness and war."

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A History of Violence (2005)

Review:
Very believable characters, unbelievable plot. Action scenes rare, but enjoyable.

Rating:
3.6/5

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Review:
A very british space adventure. Great comedy & action, very enjoyable!

Rating:
4.2/5

Quote:
Slartibartfast: What? No. My name's not important. You must come with me, or you'll be late.
Arthur Dent: Late for what?
Slartibartfast: Well, um, what's your name Earthman?
Arthur Dent: Dent. Arthur Dent.
Slartibartfast: Well, late as in *the late* Dentarthurdent. It's a sort of threat. You see?
Arthur Dent: No.

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I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

Review:
Excellent comedy, surprisingly touching, very unpredictable, yet somehow still believable.

Rating:
3.6/5

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The Others (2001)

Review:
Great twisting tale, that really keeps you wondering. Great ending.

Rating:
4.2/5

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Skinwalkers (2006)

Review:
Great story and fab film, wonderful fantasy, bit too long.

Rating:
3.7/5

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The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998)

Review:
Great sequel to a great film. Fantastic story, fantastic voices.

Rating:
3.9/5

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The Lion King (1994)

Review:
Although an old film, great story, songs and wonderful animation.
Rating:
4.5/5

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The Hangover (2009)

Review:
Hilarious film with many lines that will be remembered afterwards.

Rating:
3.1/5

Quote:
Sid Garner: Remember, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Except for herpes. That s***'ll come back with you.

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Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Review:
4 interlocking drugs stories, each hard hitting, form this masterpiece.

Rating:
4.6/5

Quote:
Harry Goldfarb: This is our only chance to make it big.

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Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)

Review:
Great for simple minded humour, bit of a copy-cat film.

Rating:
2.0/5

Quote:
[Jesse and Chester have tattoos on their backs that say "dude" and "sweet."]
Jesse: Dude! You got a tattoo!
Chester: So do you, dude! Dude, what does my tattoo say?
Jesse: "Sweet!" What about mine?
Chester: "Dude!" What does mine say?
Jesse: "Sweet!" What about mine?

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Review:
Great sequel to the already great first Madagascar, hilariously funny.

Rating:
4.0/5

Quote:
Julien: [Mort wants to go on the plane] Stop him! He's carrying scissors and hand cream!

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Madagascar (2005)

Review:
Great film for family. Fabulously funny with great voice actors.

Rating:
3.9/5

Quote:
Julian: Welcome to Madagascar.
Marty the Zebra: Mada-who-ah?
Julian: No. Not who-ah. As-car.

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The Expendables (2010)

Review:
All star cast doing the usual: Shooting baddies left, right & centre.

Rating:
4.1/5

Quote:
Tool: I promised myself, I'm gonna die for something that counts.

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Moon (2009)

Review:
Mesmerising, fantastical film. Twisting its way through our own future.

Rating:
3.0/5

Quote:
Sam Bell: Listen, why don't you relax. Why don't you take a pill, bake a cake, go read the encyclopedia.

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Holes (2003)

Review:
Great adventure film, with an inventive story. Well chosen actors.

Rating:
3.9/5

Quote:
Mr. Sir: You girl scouts want to hear a story. Once apon a time there was a magical place that never rained... The end

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