Sunday, 27 March 2016


4x15 Up to Heaven and Down to Hell

The Flash
2x12 Fast Lane

Gilmore Girls
5x09 Emily Says "Hello" [2nd watch]

this week on 100 Films

4 brand-new reviews were published to 100 Films in a Year this week, and they were...

The Hangover (2009)
The high-concept plot is neat, though not as cleverly executed as it could be. The humour is straightforward, perhaps best exemplified by an Asian guy saying “motherfucker” in a silly high-pitched voice
Read more here.

Home (2015)
Home’s biggest problems are all in its most fundamental aspect: the story. It doesn’t just have plot holes — the whole premise and inciting incident don’t even hang together. I don’t believe this is just a movie for little kids, I reckon it was written by them too. That’s surely the only way to explain its absence of plausible logic.
Read more here.

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
As irreverent and cameo-filled as ever (so many famous people, you won’t even know who some are!), something just doesn’t work this time — it’s neither as funny nor as charming as their last outing.
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One-Armed Swordsman (1967)
not a fight-a-minute actioner like some of its genre stablemates, but it doesn’t need to be. When action does explode onto the screen, it’s fantastically done, with a fair few smaller tussles along the way before it reaches an almighty climax... However, for me the film also worked very well as a drama, and even sometimes as a romantic drama.
Read more here.

Also, my 100 Favourites series continued with 2 more posts...

Cube (1997)
everyone interested in the more intelligent end of the sci-fi spectrum should see Cube... Throw a mismatched group of characters into a confined, mysterious setting and, hey presto, instant drama.
Read more here.

Die Hard (1988)
Smart, witty, and thoroughly ruthless, Alan Rickman’s big-screen debut is a flawless turn that defined thriller villains (British-accented terrorists with a secret plan) for at least the next half-decade. No one does it better, though.
Read more here.

More next Sunday.