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  • Hard Boiled

    Hard Boiled 1992

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Nov, 2015

    Reloading is for nerds

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 27 Nov, 2015

    Man, this is such a great movie that does so many interesting and radical things from a structural standpoint in terms of challenging our conventional understanding of what quote unquote narrative is and it's such a fascinating examination of the craft of acting and the way people evolve into their art and it's a pitch-perfect sliding period piece of the past fifteen years of American culture and it's so so so so secretly beautiful and elegantly composed and masterfully edited…

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  • 21 Jump Street

    21 Jump Street 2012

    ★★★ Watched 16 Mar, 2012 17

    I liked this movie more when it was called HOT FUZZ. Hell, I liked this movie better when it was called THE OTHER GUYS. Actually, can I just talk about THE OTHER GUYS? That's such a great movie. No? I have to review 21 JUMP STREET? Fine.

    Roger Ebert once said that he loved reviewing great movies, and he loved reviewing awful movies, but he hated reviewing mediocre movies. I disagree. I love digging into mediocre films. I love exploring…

  • Drag Me to Hell

    Drag Me to Hell 2009

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 07 Dec, 2012 4

    This movie is basically Sam Raimi grabbing bland, mainstream horror by the collar and proceeding to spend 100 minutes kicking the shit out of it.

    And it's fucking awesome.

    Incidentally, it also works as a terrific allegory for bulimia. Think about how much of the horror scenes revolve around the witch vomiting on Christine or shoving her hand down Christine's mouth or various other substances entering and exiting mouths. And think about how many random, out of nowhere mentions we…