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  • Badlands

    Badlands 1973

    ★★★½ Watched 31 Jan, 2013

    It's hard not to like Martin Sheen in anything he does (said while in the middle of the West Wing). He subtly delivers an amazing performance as a sociopath and murderer, a sort of Natural Born Killers: Southern Hospitality edition. I'd watch it again.

  • Children of Men

    Children of Men 2006

    ★★★★★ Watched 29 Jan, 2013 2

    Probably the fifth time I've seen it. I love dystopian anything, and this is dystopia done right.

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  • Waking Life

    Waking Life 2001

    ½ Watched 28 May, 2012 4

    Yeah we get it Richard Linklater, you dropped acid and took an anthropology course, and now you 'get it' (or *do* you? whoa man) like a million other vapid assholes. The only difference is you canned the drivel into an awful film. Surprised to find this and see that it is so bad, considering I actually did like A Scanner Darkly.

  • Senna

    Senna 2010

    ★★★★ Watched 13 Jan, 2013

    One of my former co-worker's desktop background was simply a yellow and green-striped racing helmet, which I never understood nor frankly even cared to ask about. I realize now it was Ayrton Senna's, the subject of this emotionally gripping documentary, replete with a story arc that may as well have been scripted. It's well paced and weaves interview, personal, and surprisingly high-quality race footage together. The end, even though you know it's coming, is heavy stuff.

    I always appreciate a film like this that can breathe a little life into something I'd otherwise probably never care about at all (Formula 1). I definitely recommend it.