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  • Avatar

    Avatar 2009

    ★★ Rewatched 06 Feb, 2016 3

    A little better with expectations in check. But still a slog and unoriginal and mostly boring since I've seen the story many times before.

    It has its moments, but the #1 movie of all time thing totally and utterly baffles me.

  • No Escape

    No Escape 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 Jan, 2016 6

    Now this is 80s action/thriller done right. It's basically Black Hawk Down but with funny-guy Owen Wilson and his family in a not-so-funny situation.

    The brutality surprised me and the tension was gleefully intense. I feel like this is a movie I will come back to again and again. There's not too much to think about (unless you want to get into political and corporate corruption or the xenophobia angle) but just a family trying to get away from the bad guys and finding themselves trapped; in deeper and deeper water as they go along.

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  • Chicago

    Chicago 2002

    ★★½ Watched 26 Feb, 2013 2

    This movie beat The Pianist? Fuck you.

  • The Adventures of Tintin

    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.