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  • Can't Stop the Music 1980

    Watched 20 Sep, 2014 6

    It had to die, and die it did. This is evidence why. It's also a $20,000,000 production in 1979 dollars which made it one of the most expensive musicals ever for the time. Wow. Just. Wow.

  • Christine 1983

    ★★★½ Rewatched 18 Sep, 2014 13

    Being the greatest killer car movie isn't the noblest of crowns to bear, but it is one I'd hope John Carpenter holds with pride, it being such a ridiculous genre to pull off and all. The movie is a smooth cruise, like taking a snug Sunday drive with JC and Stephen King in the front seats. We're not in a hurray to get anywhere, just soaking in the cool vibes and admiring the impeccable alignment on this puppy. We don't…

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  • Die Hard 1988

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Dec, 2012 18

    A simple fact: action movies have been neutered, half-baked, half-written and served cold for children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Die Hard has aged into a lost art. It has a wholly original, unpredictable screenplay, crisp with sharp dialogue matched with badass line delivery through the mouths of believable human characters (This sentence alone cannot be attributed to a single modern action film). There is a tight plot that gradually escalates, accumulating ZERO gaps in logic equaling to not a single…

  • True Grit 2010

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 13 May, 2013 8

    "Time just gets away from us."

    Only the Coens. The most authentic western in modern memory, only the Coens could accomplish what they do here and they warrant rewatchability to spare. For one, the Coens are masters of language. Always have been, always will be. The way they go about capturing the Old West linguistics and dialects and transplant them into unique and unusual accents of characters is an absolute treat to experience and in the process, transplants the viewer…