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100 movies: The Raid

100 movies: The Raid

The Raid (25/11/12) A SWAT team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. The Raid is one serious action film. Seriously epic. The story is simple. SWAT team need to get to the top of […]

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100 movies: Super Troopers

100 movies: Super Troopers

So, I’m up to 81 films. It’s the end of November. I have 19 films to watch between now and the end of the year. The end of the year that’s in 33 days. If I’m doing my maths correctly, that means I have to […]

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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: Crazy, Stupid Love

100 movies: Crazy, Stupid Love

Crazy, Stupid, Love (03/11/12) A middle-aged husband’s life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars. Now this is a good film. […]

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100 movies: The Prince and Me

100 movies: The Prince and Me

The Prince & Me (31/10/12) A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student ‘Eddie’ who falls in love with a Danish Prince who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edvard […]

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100 movies: Skyfall

100 movies: Skyfall

Skyfall (26/10/12) Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. A lot is riding on Skyfall. Quantum of Solace wasn’t […]

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100 movies: Sinister

100 movies: Sinister

Sinister (10/10/12) Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity. Tis the season. The season for all sorts of horrors to […]

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100 movies: Young Frankenstein

100 movies: Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein (25/09/12) Dr. Frankenstein’s grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad’s castle and repeats the experiments. So it felt like it made sense to give this film a watch having seen the original title=”Frankenstein”>Frankenstein not too long ago. Sense in […]

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