- The Impossible -- Very Good.
- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) -- Great visuals and score.
- Silver Linings Playbook (2012) -- Very Good. Great performances. Difficult subject matter to tackle.
- Life of Pi (2012) -- Visually Stunning -- Excellent
- Lincoln (2012) -- Not sure how historically accurate it is. But it's Very Good.
- Zero Dark Thirty (2012) -- Good performances. Pretty intense. Very Good.
- Flight (2012) Opening twenty minutes or so are on a par with Alive and Saving Private Ryan. Very Good.
- Wreck-It Ralph -- (2012) Ha ha -- Very Funny. Very Good. Sequel Potential.
- The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) DVD -- Difficult subject matter to tackle. Great performances.Very Good.
- The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) -- Great performances. Very Good.
- Epic (2013) -- Visually - Impressive -- Very creative and imaginative. Would make a good animated TV series.
- World War Z (2013) -- Enjoyed it. Think it would be better as a TV series. Very Good.
- Monsters University (2013) -- Very Funny. Very Good. Great animation. A third one, possibly? Monsters School.
- Man of Steel (2013) -- A few issues. Flashbacks and the ending. Maybe Lex Luthor and LexCorp acquire General Zod's body and manage to clone him at some point. On the whole, Very Good.
- The Conjuring (2013) -- Very Good. Great performances.
- The Croods (2013) -- Very funny. Great animation. Very Good. Would make a good animated TV series.
- Identity Thief (2013) -- A few cringe worthy moments. Enjoyed it. Not to everyone's taste. Very Good.
- Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) -- Hopefully they won't take 4 years to get around to the next one. Far too long. 2-3 years max for a sequel. Ideally, 2 years. Enjoyed it. Very Good.
- Captain Philips (2013) -- Wow. The ending is pretty intense. Very Good.
- Turbo (2013) -- Colorful animation. Good family entertainment. Very Good.
- Gravity (2013) -- 2D - Wow. Visually stunning. Superb visuals, and score. SPOILER: Great scene - when Sandra Bullock made it into the space station and curled up into a fetal position. Sums up her plight. Superb. Excellent.
- The Great Gatsby (2013) DVD -- Enjoyed it. An interesting choice of songs and music. Very Good.
- Frozen (2013) -- Wow - Really good. Thoroughly enjoyed this. This is what Disney are good at. The animation is superb. The way the Ice Palace formed was amazing. Nice little touches with Olaf and the trolls. The trolls could have their own movie or animated series. Visually stunning. The music and songs are fantastic. You can catch a glimpse of it here. Great all round family entertainment. Especially for this time of year. Superb. Excellent.
- Saving Mr. Banks (2013) -- Really enjoyed this. Some great performances. Very Good.
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) -- Most impressed with this. Visually stunning. The spiders look great. Things really get going when the elves are introduced. Looking forward to the final installment. Should be a lot of fun. Very Good.
- The Wolverine (2013) DVD -- Enjoyed this. So much better than the last one. Looking forward to X-Men: Days of Future Past. (Sentinels) And everything that follows. Very Good.
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