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  • Fast & Furious

    Fast & Furious 2009

    ★★½ Rewatched 28 Mar, 2015

    Fast 4 is not as loathsome as I remembered. Hell, I didn't even mind the tunnel racing! As cartoon-filtered and video game influenced as the action is, at least I could tell what was going on. The one race where Vin cheats was really rather fun too. However, no one involved was in on the fun yet. The actors feel obligated to return and clearly they would have rather been doing better work but when their careers never took off,…

  • Roar

    Roar 1981

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Mar, 2015 3

    For anyone with even a hint of feline phobia, this film is the bringer of all your future nightmares. A home movie house of horrors.

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  • Die Hard

    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

    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…