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  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs 2015

    ★★ Watched 05 Feb, 2016

    Dramatic irony. Coincidence. Metaphors. Lengthy diatribes.

    IMPORTANT CONVERSATIONS.

    Yeah, this is pretty bad. Not even the appearance of "Shelter from the Storm", one of the most beautiful, earnest, poetic songs ever written can wash away the forced experience that precedes it.

  • You Can Count on Me

    You Can Count on Me 2000

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Jan, 2016

    Fuck Forrest Gump, this has the best bus stop scene, and it doesn't even involve chocolate.

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★½ Watched 10 Oct, 2014 3

    Either Damien Chazelle is a failed musician OR he's an old world, stodgy judge at brass band competitions who is probably also a failed musician. In reality, he's a film director and he's made one of the most frustrating films of 2014.

    Whiplash is the by-product of music being stripped of it's creativity, innovation and soul. It's a film about a young man who strives for excellence in an environment that praises technical proficiency and exactness over humanity and the…

  • All That Jazz

    All That Jazz 1979

    ★★★★★ Watched 30 Jan, 2016 2

    Destroyed me. One of those films where, after seeing it, all you can do is beat yourself up for not having seen it earlier. Scathing, joyous, reflective, reflexive. It's everything that is great about cinema, and therefore, life.