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  • Sexy Beast 2000

    ★★★★ Rewatched 30 Aug, 2014 3

    Jonathan Glazer has been back in the spotlight in recent months after the success and ingenuity of his indecipherable film,Under The Skin. This debut effort from 2000 however features one of the most menacing and most unforgettable performances in the last twenty years. Sir Ben Kingsley is one of those actors that can turn his hand to anything. A polished performer, he has a chameleon-like quality where he can switch between wonderful English accents and any other nationality with elegant…

  • Tom Horn 1980

    ★★★½ Rewatched 30 Aug, 2014 3

    Anyone who knows me on LB knows that I have two real passions when it comes to films. One is Sir Ridley Scott and the other is my devotion to Terence Steven McQueen and the legacy of cool he left behind when he shuffled off this mortal coil back in 1980. A rebel, a maverick, a one-off, he was and still is a fascinating character that I continue to study at length. I've been obsessed by McQueen since the early…

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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…