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  • Mean Streets

    Mean Streets 1973

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Aug, 2015

    The daily ins and outs of some small time gangsters Scorsese's style. Not much of a story arc, but interesting nevertheless.

    You can clearly see why Scorsese fell in love with De Niro very early on. He plays the dumbass jerk-off extremely well. Harvey Keitel is really fun to watch as well. That dude used to be ripped as hell.

    Best part was the superb soundtrack though.

  • Swordfish

    Swordfish 2001

    ★★½ Watched 04 Aug, 2015

    Another bank robbery movie on a larger, more actiony and heisty scale. It even references Dog Day Afternoon.

    The problem is that it thinks it's more clever than it actually is.

    Also, Hugh Jackman has a dynamite earring. So gangsta.

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  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

    Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 2003

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2015 4

    I love rewatching this movie. To me it falls into a class of movies that are generally a bit outside the general circle of movie appreciation (while also not reaching the unnappreciated-but-beloved cult movie status), but whch I find hugely enjoyable to watch. Other movies in this category are Kingdom of Heaven, Constantine and probably some more. The beautiful part that all these movies have in common is that I can never for the life of me recall the plot…

  • Stardust

    Stardust 2007

    ★★★★½ Watched 06 Jul, 2015 6

    Holy moly!!!!!!!!!!!!! This one came completely out oif left field for me.

    Knowing nothing of the movie, I assumed it's just some light fairy tale movie. And it is that, but also so much more. This is like a fairy tale Galore! I swear the guy who wrote this was on more drugs than the guy who wrote Alice in Wonderland (and we all know that guy was tripping balls).

    It's all over the place with the story, but it…