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  • Shoot 'Em Up 2007

    ★★★★ Rewatched 29 Oct, 2014 1

    "Fuck you, you fucking fuckers".

    Sometimes you have to just sit back and admire a film that continually pushes the boundaries both on an action front and on a blackly comedic level. Michael Davis's film deftly does both as from the moment Clive Owen cracks his first one-liner and then swiftly dispatches a henchman with a carrot, you know this isn't going to be your average action film.
    Shoot 'Em Up never lets up for a second. From the opening…

  • State of Play 2009

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 29 Oct, 2014

    There have been plenty of Hollywood adaptations of British television dramas. David Yates's 2003 six-parter brought together a stellar cast of British talent with a complex plot of intrigue and a political conspiracy that showed just how good a writer Paul Abbott was. A BBC drama that had a compelling story-line, is wasn't a surprise that a Hollywood movie based on his work would be forthcoming.
    Scottish director Kevin McDonald has made some interesting career decisions. From an Oscar winning…

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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…