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Zero Dark Thirty (2012) February 25, 2014

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2014 #8

That film with the poster where all the words were crossed out.

Lawrence of Arabia (1962) December 16, 2013

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2013 #100

In tribute to the great Peter O’Toole, who passed away on Saturday, today’s advent review is his defining role, and this year’s very special #100.

Dr. Strangelove (1964) September 29, 2013

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2013 #21

or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.

#32: Rules of Engagement (2000) January 10, 2013

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I’ve still got loads of reviews to get through from 2012, so let’s begin with this mediocre courtroom thriller…

#55: Passchendaele (2008) December 16, 2012

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Today’s 100 Films Advent Calendar review…

#85: War Horse (2011) October 20, 2012

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Steven Spielberg’s film based on the stageplay based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo.

#24: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) August 28, 2012

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I can’t say a naval inaction film with Russell Crowe held massive appeal. Turns out I was completely wrong…

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