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120+ movies: Skyline

120+ movies: Skyline

Had I remembered that this film I was going to watch next was going to be my 100th, I think I would have tried to see something a little bit, well, better. This film does not deserve to be the 100th of mine of the […]

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120+ movies: The Black Dahlia

120+ movies: The Black Dahlia

The Black Dahlia (17/12/11) Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the “Black Dahlia” murder investigation. All the way through this film I felt completely lost. I saw that there was a plot line concerning the Black Dahlia […]

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120+ movies: Despicable Me

120+ movies: Despicable Me

Despicable Me (11/12/11) When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. One word to describe the film – awww. It is a cute film. Had a […]

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120+ movies: Bridesmaids

120+ movies: Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids (10/12/11) Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride’s best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef. Right, this wasn’t the female version of The Hangover, as everyone kept telling me it was. But […]

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120+ movies: 28 weeks later

120+ movies: 28 weeks later

Hmm, it looks like I might actually at least be able to get to the 100 film mark for the year! WOO! 28 Weeks Later (09/12/11) Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to […]

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120+ movies: The Thing (2011)

120+ movies: The Thing (2011)

The Thing (07/12/11) At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson. I think I’m being a little bit generous giving this film 3/5. It’s not quite as bad […]

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120+ movies: 50/50

120+ movies: 50/50

50/50 (30/11/11) Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. A comedy about cancer. A comedy about cancer that works as both genuinely funny and a touching […]

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