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  • Red Lights

    Red Lights 2012

    ★★★ Watched 06 Dec, 2016

    This would've been a great 30-minute episode of Amazing Stories in 1986 but is only an OK 119-minute movie in 2012.

  • Millions

    Millions 2004

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Nov, 2016

    Given that it's the same stumbled-upon-stolen-money plot as Shallow Grave, it's a shame they didn't throw in a homage where the kids put a toy power drill into someone's forehead.

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  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close 2011

    Watched 15 Nov, 2012 4

    INT. UNMARKED CAR -- NIGHT

    DETECTIVE JOHNNY LOUD [Tom Hanks] slides into the passenger seat of the unmarked car holding a tray of coffee. Retired ex-cop and temporary partner RICK CLOSE [Max Von Sydow] reaches over from the driver's seat to grab his cup of joe.

    RICK
    This better not have cream in it, knucklehead.

    Johnny rolls his eyes and then looks directly into the camera as if to say "do you folks believe this old coot?" to the audience.…

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 30 Jan, 2013

    Bloody, cathartic and hugely entertaining. The editing seems a little off -- Sally Menke is sadly missed -- but it's easy to look past a bit of glut when you're watching Tarantino so effortlessly conquer yet another genre.

    Took off half a star for his Australian accent but put it back upon his appropriate exit from the film.