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  • The Spectacular Now

    The Spectacular Now 2013

    ★★½ Watched 21 May, 2016

    There were a lot of things to like about The Spectacular Now but for reasons I don't fully understand I feel like it missed the mark with me. I'm not sure if it's a good story worked on by inferior talent or vice-versa but I never felt fully invested. It touched on some really great themes and emotions but I wasn't quite able to connect.

  • They Look Like People

    They Look Like People 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 20 May, 2016

    A bit of a slow burner (or as slow as an 80 minute film can be) but still very enjoyable. Blackshear doesn't hit you with the creep factor too often but it is very effective when he decides to turn it on.

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  • Hanna

    Hanna 2011

    ★★★★ Rewatched 01 Dec, 2012 9

    I noticed on this rewatch that Hanna seems to have a lot of similarities to Nicholas Winding Refn's Drive. Both films are filled with dark and gritty noir-like themes, both have a fantastic electronic musical score, both are violent, and both take the viewer in a very different direction than expected. I am honestly surprised that this didn't receive more attention upon its release as it is a very well made film with a fantastic performance from Saoirse Ronan, especially…

  • Drag Me to Hell

    Drag Me to Hell 2009

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Oct, 2012 1

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Part of the 31 Days of Horror

    Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty. Not the kitty.

    Fuck.