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  • Dog Star Man: Prelude

    Dog Star Man: Prelude 1961

    Watched 27 Mar, 2015

    Boyhood for the Avant-Garde crowd.

    Technically this is something that should be watched in complete silence but I live in Miami which means people are constantly partying outside so that's practically impossible when my neighbors are blasting "Compay Jose" for the billionth god damn time. So I had to resort to making my own soundtrack to play against Stan Brakhage's rhythmic images, and I chose Death Grips because why the fuck not?

    And let me tell you something: I experienced…

  • True Grit

    True Grit 2010

    Watched 14 Mar, 2015 1

    **Part of the Best Picture Project**

    Not entirely sure why I was so [relatively] harsh on this when I first saw it. Though it avoids the Coens' usual storytelling subversion in favor of a more classical approach, it's still very much imbued with their sensibilities.

    There's a real love and craft to the images on display here. The Coens have always been great when it comes to how they shoot their films, and in reeling back into a traditional story,…

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  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    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

    2012 2009

    Added 10

    So now this film's existence is awkward.