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  • Haunt

    Haunt 2013

    ★★★½ Added

    Not the ending I was quite expecting, which is a good thing

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    10 Cloverfield Lane 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 08 May, 2016

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

    Good film, well-played, a bit scary, even. Until the end, which proves the Hollywood pigeons in "Bolt" were right. I rarely suggest endings, but in this case - had this ended with the alien ship over the cornfield, cutting to a close-up of Winstead looking shocked, transitioning to determined and then cutting to black, this gets another half star. Exact same message, without pandering and losing tone.

    I get that they wanted to show Michelle transitioning from being afraid to…

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  • Patlabor 2: The Movie

    Patlabor 2: The Movie 1993

    ★★★★★ Added

    One of the best (at least, the best I've ever seen) political thrillers of all time, animated or live action. A true classic that will leave you thinking long after about the state of society and our governments. Don't let the giant robots fool you, this is serious stuff sporting an Oscar worthy screenplay.

  • Rush Hour

    Rush Hour 1998

    ★★★½ Added

    Lee: I like to let people talk who like to talk. It lets me find out how full of shit they are.
    Carter: What the hell did you just say?
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    Carter: This is the LAPD. We're the most hated cops in all the free world. My own mama's ashamed of me. She tells everybody I'm a drug dealer.
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    Lee: Why would they not want my help?
    Carter: Because they don't give a damn about you! They don't like…