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120+ movies: Winter’s Bone

120+ movies: Winter’s Bone

My goal of 120 films watched this year isn’t looking like something I can get to. I’ve got just about a month to watch 30 films. Erm. Yeah, even with the Christmas season, somehow I don’t think this will happen! How on EARTH did I […]

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120+ movies: Easy A

120+ movies: Easy A

Easy A (26/11/11) A clean-cut high school student relies on the school’s rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. I loved this film. It was fun and cute and funny. Emma Stone was brilliant. I loved Olive and her kooky little family. I […]

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120+ movies: The Rum Diary

120+ movies: The Rum Diary

The Rum Diary (11/11/11) American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1950s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there. Erm, I don’t know what to say […]

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120+ movies: In Time

120+ movies: In Time

In Time (02/11/11) In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of […]

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120+ movies: The Ides of March

120+ movies: The Ides of March

The Ides of March (01/11/11) An idealistic staffer for a newbie presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. There’s nothing like a good political thriller, eh? This was a very good one. I’ll be honest, I […]

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120+ movies: The Thing

120+ movies: The Thing

The Thing (29/10/11) Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people who it kills. With the remake coming out fairly soon, I figured I need to educate myself on the original. And I’m glad I did. […]

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120+ movies: Contagion

120+ movies: Contagion

Contagion (25/10/11) A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak. A few days after seeing this film I’m not entirely sure whether I really liked it or […]

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120+ movies: I am Number Four

120+ movies: I am Number Four

I Am Number Four (23/10/11) Aliens and their Guardians are hiding on Earth from intergalactic bounty hunters. They can only be killed in numerical order, and Number Four is next on the list. This is his story. Not a groundbreaking film, but a decent film. […]

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120+ movies: Paranormal Activity 3

120+ movies: Paranormal Activity 3

Paranormal Activity 3 (21/10/11) In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home. While I haven’t exactly loved the previous two Paranormal Activities, they did offer some good jumps and they’re always fun to watch in the cinema. […]

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