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100 movies: Argo

100 movies: Argo

Argo (07/11/12) A dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran. I tip my hat off to you, Ben Affleck. I more than tip my hat off to you. Never have I been so […]

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100 movies: Lawless

100 movies: Lawless

Lawless (30/08/12) Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by a new deputy and other authorities who want a cut of their profits. Lawless was a film I was looking forward to. I was looking forward to Lawless being that end […]

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120+ Movies: Getting Back on Track

120+ Movies: Getting Back on Track

The Hangover Part II (27/05/11) Right after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu’s wedding. Stu’s plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry. Going into this film I knew what I was expecting […]

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120+ movies: Getting behind!

120+ movies: Getting behind!

I think I’m running a bit behind this year if I hope to get to over 120 films for the year! Need to pick up the pace. A Beautiful Mind (01/05/11) After a brilliant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes […]

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120+ movies: The holiday films

120+ movies: The holiday films

I am still here. Came back from holiday. Spent a ludicrous amount of time sorting through photos, which I’ve only just managed to almost finish. On holiday I also managed to watch a few films. I can’t say they were all on my ‘to-watch’ list […]

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100 movies: Checking in at 115

100 movies: Checking in at 115

I think I might just be able to hit my adjusted 120 target for the year. Which scares me a little. Why? I wanted to aim for more movies next year. I don’t think I could top 120 for next year! Unstoppable (26/11/10) Unstoppable has […]

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100 movies of 2010: Update

100 movies of 2010: Update

I seem to be doing pretty well so far. Average of nearly 1 movie a day since the beginning of the year. I’ll tell you now, it won’t last. But I’ll try and make it last a bit longer. Unfortunately I watched 2 pretty dufftastic […]

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100 movies of 2010: Update

100 movies of 2010: Update

Quite a few more movies to add to the list. I’m doing well so far… Defiance Second movie of the year and it’s another war movie based on true events. Which I didn’t realise until the movie ended. Brilliant movie. I can’t believe it’s taken […]

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