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  • Ruthless People

    Ruthless People 1986

    ★★★★ Rewatched 09 Feb, 2016 2

    "Et tu, Adolf?"

    This should be considered a canonical prequel to It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.

  • Penthouse North

    Penthouse North 2013

    ★½ Watched 19 Jan, 2016

    A pseudo-remake of Wait Until Dark with Michael Keaton in the Alan Arkin role terrorizing a blind Michelle Monaghan. They both deserve better than this cheap Lifetime-quality thriller.

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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.