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  • Team America: World Police 2004

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Oct, 2014 2

    It must be almost a decade since my one and only viewing of Trey Parker's satirical controversy magnet. A movie that will and could offend almost anyone not intelligent enough to understand satire, this was just as funny as I'd remembered it.
    Marionettes may not be the most cutting edge facet in cinema, however with some of the things that Parker and Matt Stone attempt here, they suit the farcical elements to a film so rude and crude that tears…

  • Starsky & Hutch 2004

    ★★★½ Rewatched 24 Oct, 2014

    As a man who actually remembers the original television series starring David Soul and Paul Michael Glaser, it pains me to say that Todd Phillips got most of the feel of this film right. Turning it into an action comedy took a little of the shine off it for me, but when the laughs come they're pretty good despite the presence of Owen Wilson and the terminally unfunny Vince Vaughn.
    Keeping the seventies setting was a good idea. It gave…

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  • Skyline 2010

    ½ Rewatched 09 Mar, 2013 17

    My wife likes this. I'm considering a divorce.

  • Donnie Darko 2001

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Sep, 2013 32

    When it's your birthday you get your favorite supper, your favorite tipple, birthday sex and the pick of what to watch on the television. For me it was a lovely birthday and of course the movie of choice was my all time favorite "Donnie Darko".
    I saw this for the first time back in 2002 and couldn't get it out of my head for weeks. It had an unusual effect on me. I've seen thousands of films, but rarely has…