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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016

    ★★★ Watched 27 Mar, 2016

    Yes, the story's kind of a mess. It's disjointed, filled with unnecessary setups to scenes that advance nothing. The Superman/God spin suggested in MoS is heavy-handed and repetitive here. Characters with potential are wiped out for no reason. People are kidnapped and while that's a staple motivation in comics, something new, please. And Eisenberg fulfills what the trailers showed - an annoying performance that yet again wastes Lex Luthor.

    All of that's true. Also true - Batfleck works. Bruce Wayne…

  • The Matrimony

    The Matrimony 2007

    ★★★ Watched 08 Jan, 2016

    Not really played for scares, this is a drama with ghosts, but it had a good and different plot for the ghost sub-genre. The ending drags, but I wound up liking it, just a bit, as a drama.

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  • 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…

  • Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks

    Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks 1993

    ★★★½ Added

    The best story in any of the Dragon Ball Z films. If you ever wanted to know what the big deal was with Dragon Ball, this is as good a place to start as any. As worthy a hero's beginning as Spider-Man, Batman, you name it.