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  • Dear White People

    Dear White People 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Apr, 2015

    A debut that certainly doesn't feel like one. It's fierce, smart, funny, assured. The various characters are all dealing with some measure of insecurity when it comes to their person and their race and this all combined with a decent plot and timely, sharp dialogue makes it great.

  • John Wick

    John Wick 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Apr, 2015

    Unabashedly unapologetic of what it is and it does this so damn well.

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  • The Master

    The Master 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 21 Sep, 2012 6

    I am a writer, a doctor, a nuclear physicist, a theoretical philosopher, but above all I am a man, a hopelessly inquisitive man just like you." – Lancaster Dodd


    Much like his character Mr. Dodd, Paul Thomas Anderson seems to be hopelessly inquisitive, and thus a confounding, enigmatic auteur and artist… which makes it hard to believe he is a big name Hollywood director. Take away Terrence Malick, and he’s probably the closest director Hollywood has that has not…

  • Russian Ark

    Russian Ark 2002

    ★★★★½ Watched 07 May, 2012

    Its technical achievement is stupendous: 95 minutes, one shot. What it manages to say in that 95 minutes may be even greater as it manages to capture the ideas of life, existence, art, death, history being in the past, moving on, moving forward all within its images, camera movements, and dialogue between our unshown narrator and the man in black guide. It's a extraordinary film, one that deserves to rank amongst the greatest in cinema for its technical mastery which matches its grandiose representation of ideas. This is what great film/art is about.