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  • Starman 1984

    ★★★½ Rewatched 22 Oct, 2014

    Take a second out of your day to remind yourself of the breadth of filmmaking talent that Jeff Bridges has worked with over his 40-plus years as an actor. For my money, only a handful of resumés come close to this list of powerhouses. He's worked with Peter Bogdanovich, Terry Gilliam, Ridley Scott, Walter Hill, Joel & Ethan Coen, Hal Ashby, Albert Brooks, Francis Ford Coppola, Bob Rafelson, Peter Weir, Robert Benton, Michael Cimino, Sidney Fucking Lumet, John Fucking Huston, John Fucking Frankenheimer, John Fucking Carpenter and Barbara Fucking Streisand. Hard to beat that bunch.

  • The Master 2012

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 20 Oct, 2014 1

    "Doris, she got rid of you, right? She saw you for what you are, selfish, and alone. You should go into the hospital with your mother because that's where you belong, cause your sick, and you're tired, and you need to be alone, away from people."

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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…