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  • The Racket

    The Racket 1928

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Aug, 2015

    Thomas Meighan is Captain McQuigg, a man who is determined to fight against the corruption rife in his city and bring a master gangster to justice. For many years The Racket was considered lost despite having been an Academy Award Best Picture nominee and it is interesting to read that its depiction of corruption led to the film being banned in Chicago.

  • Two for the Road

    Two for the Road 1967

    ★★½ Watched 22 Aug, 2015

    I'm not an Audrey Hepburn fan and that may have meant I liked this story of a married couple (AH and Albert Finney) looking back at the ten years of their troubled marriage less than I would have done so with another actress in her place. I quite liked the non-linear narrative, but there was little here to enjoy.

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    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Feb, 2013 10

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  • Van Helsing

    Van Helsing 2004

    ★★ Watched 05 Jan, 2013 1

    I was bored. I was bored during and after watching the film, not before.