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  • The Crow 1994

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 15 Apr, 2014

    Victims...aren't we all?

  • Godzilla 2000 1999

    ★★★ Watched 13 Apr, 2014

    With a darker turn, this new "millennium" era of Big G is something intriguing. The silly alien invasion plot returns, but it brings with it a stronger sense of depth to the human plot lines and a much more enjoyable film overall. While I can't say I necessarily understand Orga (the villainous space kaiju in the film) with its changing molecular structure, it's a memorable villain with its big claws and webbed mouth and a great one for G to battle.

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 13 Apr, 2014

    Impressive. The Russo Brothers (mostly known for comedies) seem to have an innate understanding of how to blend drama, humor, and action in a way that really embraces the Marvel standard. It allows Captain America 2 to be one of the best that the series has gad to offer.

  • The Raid 2 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    While "The Raid" was a damn fine martial arts film, "The Raid 2" is a damn fine action film. There was a simplicity (and general grindhouse almost "Assault on Precinct 13" feel) to the first film, but let's be honest - I'm not sure it would work twice. So it's nice to know that director/writer/editor Evans knew that too and decided to expand the entire universe. It works. The action is still as intense and beautifully (read: brutally) choreographed. The…