Inception

Holy crap, I freaking loved Inception. I’ve seen it twice, and I’ll no doubt be seeing it many more times. It is such a well made, superbly crafted film, it totally blew my mind. A definite must-see film. Go, see it now. I’ll wait.

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Knight and Day

I think the days of a movie drawing people in purely on star power might be over. Aside from Will Smith, I’m not sure seeing a movie because someone is in it is enough of a motivation for people any more. There is no compelling reason to see Knight and Day; I’m not sure people see Tom Cruise as much more than a creepy weirdo these days anyway. This movie was lame.

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Recently finished this game, I wouldn’t say I’m a big Star Wars fan, but I had fun playing it. Unfortunately that fun was tempered by considerable frustration with the controls which were less than perfect. Having the ability to use The Force would as you expect lead to some pretty cool situations however the controls didn’t feel entirely right and there were plenty of times my character would ultimately not do what I was hoping it to do. I played it on the hardest difficulty which only added to my frustrations.

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Animal Kingdom

It’s pretty rare for an Australian film to get much positive buzz, but after hearing a few people rave about this film, I thought I’d take a look. It is a pretty good film, and definitely a stand out in a sea of ordinary Aussie stuff. Not great though, probably just as good left for a DVD hire on a quiet evening really.

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Toy Story 3

After hearing nothing but good reviews, I was pretty keen to go see Toy Story 3 – and man, it was everything people have been saying. I’ve always been a sucker for the Pixar films, and the Toy Story ones are right up there with the best of the lot. Unless you’ve absolutely hated every Pixar film, you really ought to check this one out, it is fantastic.

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