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  • The Shallows

    The Shallows 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Jun, 2016

    3.5/5 might be a slight, because it's pretty good at what it goes after. It's ridiculous and overtly sexualized, but it's shot really nicely and Lively really does give a pretty good performance for what she's given to work with. It also never outstays its welcome. I really enjoyed the last 25 minutes or so.

    Also honorary Oscar should go to Steven Seagull

  • Boiler Room

    Boiler Room 2000

    ★★★★ Rewatched 24 Jun, 2016 2

    I'm really surprised at the lack of love this movie gets. After all it's got a great cast list all pulling their weight. Sure Wall Street is maybe the classier movie, but really I don't get a whole lot out of that movie other than the Douglas performance. But this thing has energy and spunk that only a young group of cock swingers can muster.

    Even the tacked on drama between father and son is fairly compelling, believable and even…

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  • Chicago

    Chicago 2002

    ★★½ Watched 26 Feb, 2013 4

    This movie beat The Pianist? Fuck you.

  • Hackers

    Hackers 1995

    ★★★★ Rewatched 07 May, 2012 3

    Still corny. Still ridiculous. Still preposterous. Still outrageous. And I love the shit out of it. Love the characters, love the locales, love all the "geeky tech" talk and love the style. Lorraine Bracco is the only thing that bugs in this movie.

    The montage with the spinning phone booths... aw yeah.