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  • Blue Ruin

    Blue Ruin 2014

    ★★★ Watched 20 Apr, 2015

    Blue Ruin is a very solid, stylishly shot and intense revenge thriller. Macon Blair gives a great performance as a haunted anti-hero who decides to avenge his parents' death. The only real problem is that the second half of the film isn't quite as good as the first one, which I loved. Good, but not great.

  • You're Next

    You're Next 2011

    ★★½ Watched 18 Apr, 2015

    A predictable, dime in a dozen home invasion horror flick. It's still decent, mostly because of Sharni Vinson, cool cinematography and the soundtrack. Otherwise it doesn't bring anything new to the table.

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  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    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

    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.