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  • FDR: American Badass! 2012

    Watched 30 Aug, 2014

    I'm not laughing because it's funny. I'm laughing because it's awkward and awful and uncomfortable.

    I understand why Barry Bostwick is in this, why Bruce McGill, why?

  • Rock of Ages 2012

    ★★½ Watched 29 Aug, 2014

    A generous rating based mostly on the performance of Tom Cruise. Who knew he could actually sing?

    The movie is a near miss, pulled down by the romance. The two young stars have no chemistry together and neither fit the style of music of the film, specially Julianna Hough, whose country roots are very obvious. She can sing, but when she should come across with the power of Pat Benatar or Ann Wilson she can only achieve the bubblegum of…

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  • Man of Steel 2013

    ★½ Watched 23 Jun, 2013 1

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • RoboCop 2014

    ★★ Watched 02 Aug, 2014

    First off, I'm one of those rare people who didn't like the original RoboCop. Too heavy handed, and Paul Verhooven is just too much in love with gratuitous...well everything. Peter Weller is that movie's only saving grace.

    The remake is more serious than the original, trying for a more intelligent look at what it would be to become a cyborg, while still having the over-the-top political satire in the form of the Samuel L. Jackson segments (playing a jingoistic journalist…