First up was Tinker, Tailor, Solidier, Spy. Ohmygoodness, if you get the chance see this movie. It's phenomenal. About two minutes it, I thought 'wait, do I like spy thrillers, aren't they often kind of boring?' but this one is DEFINITELY not boring. I worked out who the mole was about 30 minutes in but then I spent the rest of the film second-guessing myself so it was still a brilliant mystery.
Tom Hardy was gorgeous and vulnerable and nuanced the way he always is (I love watching him act) and I have never enjoyed watching Mark Strong as much as I did here. This was a GOOD cast.
I was so sad that Benedict Cumberbatch had to get rid of his boyfriend :( That was so, so sad! And the way Mark Strong lit up every time he saw Colin Firth? God. There was a surprising about of gay in this film and the way it was so subtly and subtextually presented was fascinating, I thought.
Then, I had just enough time to pop to the loo before skittering into the next screen to watch 30: Minutes or Less (why is that colon there? I DON'T GET IT).
30MoL is... very silly? There were a couple of laugh-out-loud moments, but it wasn't hilarious. IDK, it was predictable and it sort of felt like watching two movies crammed into one? All the Jesse/Aziz side was fantastic, all the Danny McBride/Nick Swardson side made me want to punch people. Danny McBridge was SO douche-tastic and unlikeable, argh.
But this isn't a real review because JESSE. Ohhh, Jesse is a beautiful boy. I love his face. I would watch ANYTHING for more of his face.
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