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  • RoboCop 2014

    Watched 17 Feb, 2015

    It's a sin to use the RoboCop theme in a movie so dull and toothless.

  • Wild Card 2015

    ★★★ Watched 31 Jan, 2015

    Every 30 years the Heat script should be dug out of a drawer so a new cool actor can be offered the chance to give William Goldman's amazing "...and I lie a lot too" speech.

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  • 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 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.