A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

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Ben
Unlike most of the other crappy films in my DVD collection, I actually know why I own this. When I was at university, I had to write an essay on “Pinocchio” and used this tale of a robot yearning to become a real boy as a reference. Steven Spielberg made this film as a tribute to his recently deceased friend, Stanley Kubrick. Continue reading

Arthur (2011)

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Ben
This is the remake of the Dudley Moore classic of the same name starring Russell Brand in the lead role. I’ve not seen the Dudley Moore version so was able to go in with limited expectations. This film got trashed by critics and audiences alike, but I feel like it was being compared to the previous version which I feel is unfair. Continue reading

Armageddon (1998)

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Ben
This isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but if you want a mindless action adventure, you can’t go wrong with this Michael Bay directed and Jerry Bruckheimer produced flick about an asteroid hurtling towards earth and the attempt to stop it. There are plot holes aplenty in this film, every time I watch it, I think to myself ‘wouldn’t it be easier for NASA to train some astronauts to drill a hole rather than teaching hole drillers to be astronauts?’ Continue reading