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  • Somebody 2014

    Watched 20 Sep, 2014

    "No, but guys, don't you, like, get it, like, technology is keeping us from being close, guys. We're right there but, like, we're not."

    Breaking News: Miranda July directs another cynical, smug, and unbearable film mistaking her quirk for satire, and only looking like a fool in the process. At least this time it's a short.

  • The Raid 2 2014

    Watched 19 Sep, 2014 1

    One of the essential problems with social media today is that it puts filmmakers in direct contact with the common folk. They get to see how they respond to their films. Any filmmaker worth their salt will listen to criticism, because how others perceive their film is a good barometer for how well their vision got across to the audience.

    The problem is sometimes people don't know what the fuck they're talking about.

    Which isn't to say their personal reaction…

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  • The Wolf of Wall Street 2013

    Watched 19 Dec, 2013 28

    Fucking Benihana.

    Some initial rambling thoughts and notes for a future more coherent review:

    -Jordan Belfort makes Calvin Candie look like a pleasant guy to be around.

    -This film makes The Departed look like a Disney movie.

    -"Two time Academy Award Nominee Jonah Hill"

    -"That Rob Reiner guy should act more."

    -Never thought I'd hear a Foo Fighters song in a Scorsese film, nevermind one that actually really fits.

    -It'll be interesting to see how the mass public reacts to…

  • 2012 2009

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    So now this film's existence is awkward.