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  • Hang 'em High 1968

    ★★ Watched 28 Feb, 2015

    A decent but disappointingly average western that starts strong but loses much of its appeal in the boring second half.

  • Annie Hall 1977

    ★★★ Watched 28 Feb, 2015

    Good dialogue, some sharp observations about relationships, a neurotic Woody Allen character, three stars. This seems to apply to almost every Woody Allen film I've seen. I don't hate them or love them, but I also don't seem to get much out of them. Oh well.

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  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 27 Jan, 2014 9

    A classic. One of the greatest westerns of all time. One of the coolest films ever made.

    The last thirty minutes are just out of this world...

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 08 Jan, 2015

    What a wonderful rewatch. I always enjoyed the story, which is fast-paced and constantly amusing, but this time I was more invested in the characters and found the ending more moving than I did the first time around. I like Wes Anderson's visual style and Robert Yeoman's camerawork very much in this one, and the dialogue is fantastic. Ralph Fiennes is great, and I think M. Gustave is his finest role in years. This is my favorite Wes Anderson film so far. Easily.