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  • Home Alone 1990

    ★★★★ Rewatched 21 Dec, 2014


  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 1964

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Dec, 2014 3

    A true one-of-a-kind experience that feels as as fresh and genre-pushing today as it must have 50 years ago. An intimate opus that must be seen in a dark room on a large screen (not necessarily in a theater, the home theater still swept me up). Damn it if the departure scene didn't melt my heart into a puddle. The power of the visual medium is in full force with that scene.

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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…