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  • W.E. 2011

    ★★★ Watched 05 Sep, 2014

    A beautiful little bauble of a period piece about patience, sacrifice and finding love. This film was a bit over the top at times (ease up on that slo-mo, Madonna) but always sensitive in its portrayal of these two heroines try to reconcile their romantic expectations with harsh realities.

    A must-see for fashion junkies - lots of beautiful clothing abounds.

    (part of Citizenrobot's Oscar Isaac Watching Project)

  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 18 Aug, 2014

    Stitched together over 11 production years, following the same set of actors, this leisurely but always engaging film guides us through the big, emotional upheavals and small, touching details of one boy's life.

    I have always found it ironic and a little magical that such a Texas-Texan like Linklater makes movies that fit in with a much more European sensibility. Boyhood is a bit of cinéma vérité, dedicated to memory and the moment.

    (PS sorry to have to dock it half a star for use of Coldplay - that's just wrong, yo.)

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  • Tiptoes 2003

    ½ Added

    This film might be under investigation for war crimes.

  • Hit So Hard 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 02 Jan, 2014

    Warning: Courtney Love eats cookies during a lot of interviews in this rockumentary and it's kind of disgusting. As usual, she's a gem.

    Bless Patty Schemel the survivor and all the chick drummers of the world.