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  • Moneyball

    Moneyball 2011

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Feb, 2015

    The movie was slow near the beginning, and the characterization of Brad Pitt's character is done mainly through simple, quick dialogue.

    However, the movie picks up immediately when Jonah Hill starts entering the picture. Despite this movie being about sports, I found a huge amount of enjoyment in it.

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood 2014

    ★★★ Rewatched 31 Jan, 2015

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It's funny how seeing the same movie a second time with different people can give you a completely different perspective on it.

    I'm not hating on this movie; I still think it's an amazing experiment into storytelling and how characterization plays a part in making us care about a story, but I read a different review on this site which explains well how this movie pays a price for being general enough for everyone to enjoy. It is difficult to…

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  • Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

    Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension 2011

    ★★★★★ Watched 02 Jan, 2012

    Obligatory watch after being obsessed with Phineas and Ferb. I think that cartoon is genius. It takes the formula for old cartoons and uses it to make fun of it in a way that I think is accessible to everyone.

    The only reason I can think of that anyone wouldn't like this movie is having the wrong expectations for it. It's just like the show, but happens to be a plot line which takes more time to explore than the…

  • Singin' in the Rain

    Singin' in the Rain 1952

    ★★★★★ Watched 15 Jul, 2010

    Astounding classic. This is the first old movie that made me like old movies, and it's wonderful. The way Donald O'Connor combined believability with incredible movement in Make 'Em Laugh is unforgettable, and is what made me realize just how talented actors in old Hollywood were, and had to be.

    Throughout, I get an impression of grace that I rarely see in newer movies. The fact is, it's just spectacular.