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  • Dom Hemingway 2013

    ★★ Watched 21 Apr, 2014 3

    Watchable. But not much in here to really love. Segment by segment there are things to enjoy, but the titular character gets stale really fast and there just is not anyone to really latch on to. The last 20-25 minutes are kind of a boring slog.

  • A Soldier's Story 1984

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Apr, 2014

    It has a little bit of a "movie of the week" feel to it, but performances are energetic enough that makes it mostly enjoyable. I liked the mix of baseball and military along with the traditional, underused "negro squad" all wrapped up in a murder mystery. Nice mashing of genres.

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  • The Adventures of Tintin 2011

    ★★ Added 16

    Incredibly boring with unflattering characters and attempts at comedy that had me eye rolling ever bit as much as I was checking my watch. No stakes, no story, no intrigue. Just a series of set pieces that, for the most part, linger on nothing of interest.

    The character of Tin Tin himself is as bland as he appears. Wish I would've skipped this one.

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012

    ★½ Watched 05 Feb, 2013 13

    The trailer nails it. A bunch of extremely good looking, rich, white kids that have a ton of friends and money feeling sorry for each other. Sure they have problems (serious ones), but the natural drama that should come out of these problems in what could be a really great "coming of age" story just never seems to materialize. Instead I just want to punch everyone in the knee. The jocks too. Corny, cliche (or bafflingly dumb) lines one after…