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  • The Huntsman Winter's War

    The Huntsman Winter's War 2016

    ★★★★ Added

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Amended review. Things I forgot to mention in the original review.
    The scene where the dwarfs argue with their British profanity was actually hilarious to my American ears. Monkey Slag, Pissy wanker. “Wobbly Shite” WOW. If I were dating a British woman I'd just start arguments to hear her call me those things, because it would be so funny. Was the Huntsman not in Love with Snow-White in the first film? Seems he rarely paid her a thought in this…

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★ Watched 16 Apr, 2016

    This is usually the type of film I love, but is it just me or was it really missing something. I had a hard time getting into it.There's just a flatness to it, its slow. Doesn't feel like a slow burn, maybe A low fizz. I didn't love the characters outside of liking Ava. The end wasn't a surprise. It kind of did make me recall my favorite Outer Limits Episode with Heather Graham and a world run by robots.
    The robot effect here looked decent, although I thought there'd be more effects. Its not the worst watch, but not something I'd probably watch again.

  • Filly Brown

    Filly Brown 2013

    ★★★ Watched 14 Apr, 2016

    Before she was Jane The Virgin she was a rapper.
    This film is a weird mix of seriousness and corniness and had me laughing when I shouldn't have been, but it pretty much works in entertaining. Once again thanks to Netflix for offering some diversity, its very hard for some people to understand the beauty of that. I enjoyed watching a Latino film, sometimes we invest so much in trying to make sure that our particular group is represented we miss out on helping others or we don't realize they have story's to tell as well.

  • Girlhood

    Girlhood 2003

    ★★★★ Watched 13 Apr, 2016

    I didn't know this was from the same director that did the excellent prison documentary The Farm I watched the other night. I only ended up watching this because I was watching the horror film Hush on Netflix and as soon as the nice woman got stabbed, I'm like nope not in the mood for a slasher film. Maybe its ironic then that as soon as I start watching this I learn its partly about a girl that has stabbed…

  • Dark Was the Night

    Dark Was the Night 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Apr, 2016

    Bravo that is how you do a creature feature. Kevin Durand from The Strain commands the film as Sheriff Paul on the trail of a monster or is he? If you want a splat fest don't watch, if you want an action extravaganza don't watch, if you want sex and laughs don't watch. If you want a beautiful looking slow burn with good acting and the wisdom to not show the creature? Until The last 11 minutes in, then watch.…

  • The Farm: Angola, USA

    The Farm: Angola, USA 1998

    ★★★★ Added

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I watch these prison documentaries from time to time. This one really got to me and I think part of it is, it doesn't feel overly edited, scripted or dramatized, it just is what it is. People going to jail for a really long time, getting deaths sentences or life in prison. I didn't know such a place existed in Louisiana. This prison that use to be a plantation. I really believe we need to alter our thinking on sentences…

  • Iverson

    Iverson 2014

    ★★★½ Added

    I always liked Allen Iverson, the things that the media picked on him for never bothered me. The Chicago Bulls execs were very much like that too, very rigid in how a player should look. They did not want players wearing braids and things while playing. I’ve always thought comparing NBA players and slaves a bit silly, sure you get traded from team to team at times. I don’t like that aspect, but if you’re paying me millions to play…

  • Autism in Love

    Autism in Love 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    Follows the relationships of couples and people with Autism. This had some sad scenes, and some very touching ones. I really love the advice given by one of the women it follows. Sometimes you just have to drop your barriers, whatever they may be and let people love you. Overcome those situations in life that made you feel incapable or undeserving of love. As you see a lot of that with people. One of the funniest things was when Lenny…

  • My Favorite Five

    My Favorite Five 2015

    ★★½ Watched 07 Apr, 2016

    The best thing about Netflix is you can actually find films that cover groups the TV and the box office ignore(even though we're a huge part of the movie going public) Want an asian film there you go, want a black film its yours. That's a really nice aspect of Netflix. This is a decent small film. A woman takes terrible advice that you cant find all you need in one person and starts dating five men, as to obtain…

  • Jaws

    Jaws 1975

    ★★★★★ Added

    Its a great film. Its also one of those films that black people love and embrace, have you ever watched Jaws with a group of black people, its the one time you'll hear black people accept the stereotype of not knowing how to swim wholeheardly. Its all the better when they can laugh and point at the poor white soul who is too silly to not be in the water antagonizing the shark. From a technical standpoint jaws is a…

  • Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden

    Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden 2015

    Added

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    eh 17 minutes in and wasn't enjoying it, so I came to the conclusion it took me 3 shows to figure. as this is the 3rd shot I was giving him. I don't think he's funny, I don't find him witty, his impersonations seem bad. He's like a comedy central comic in the most generic way. I don't even find his topics relevant or compelling. But I'm not here to crush his dream. Just not for me.

  • Hoop Dreams

    Hoop Dreams 1994

    ★★★★ Added

    Finally got around to watching this and boy is it long. But it is interesting enough to keep you watching. I did not know how these guys stories turned out. Its kind of interesting to think about the fact that I lived in the same area as one of the boys in the 90s and did not know any of this was going on at the time. It makes some good points about the welfare system, how young kids are…