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  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

    ★★★ Watched 23 Aug, 2014 1

    If I could make a wish for anything to change in Hollywood blockbuster movie making it would be computer generated action. I cannot tell you how many of these films I enjoyably watch and then the screen just turns to video game cutscenes and I just completely lose whatever connected me to the movie in the first place. Watching Guardians of the Galaxy is no different. Some really clever jokes and ballsy characters interacting and going on a journey sound…

  • Sorcerer 1977

    ★★★★½ Watched 24 Aug, 2014

    All I can say is I watched this about 10 years ago on vhs. I thought it was a lame, disjointed bore. Now, with a beautiful director's cut on Blu Ray I can safely say this is a masterpiece of suspense cinema. It's got everything that Friedkin has come to be known for. Intense Americans, isolation, haunted by the past, incredible documentary-style images, perfect practical effects and building tension like no one this side of Hitchcock can match. If you…

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  • Taxi Driver 1976

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 02 Feb, 2013 5

    I find it strange that this movie is so popular. I see 'bros' quoting it and they always have this next to Goodfellas and The Sopranos and Entourage in their collection of movies. I think a lot of people like it for the wrong reasons. They like the violence and the guns and DENIRO. But for me this is the quintessential art house film. It's ambiguous in it's meaning, it has no plot, it's main character has a lot of…

  • Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 06 Dec, 2012 44

    Jackie Brown, Reservoir Dogs, Inglourious Basterds, Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction. Quentin Tarantino's filmography reads like a symphony of revenge, blood, sam jackson and laughs. His latest entry, also a two word title, is Django Unchained. And it may be his best movie yet.

    Revenge has really taken a hold of QT's writing as of late. He seems to really get inspiration from these characters that are hell bent on hell sending. If you thought the protagonist in Kill Bill was…