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  • The Triplets of Belleville

    The Triplets of Belleville 2003

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 29 Oct, 2016

    Unique. Simple. Perfect! One of the films that truly changed the way I view art, movies, and characters.

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    10 Cloverfield Lane 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Mar, 2016 2

    So, just a quick summary: John Goodman is Mary Elizabeth Winstead's number one fan, and she needs to GET OUT OF A COCKADOODIE bunker!...

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  • Cosmopolis

    Cosmopolis 2012

    ★½ Watched 27 Aug, 2012

    The scale from trash to masterpiece can be a short jaunt when it comes to art films. The variety that comes from such reviews is one of the things that keeps criticism exciting. But when I hear exorbitant levels of praise from people around me, I can't help but think that favor tends to sway toward the artist and less toward the presented work.

    After walking out of the theater, the first words I reluctantly whimpered were: "...I hate it..."…

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games 2012

    ★★ Watched 02 Apr, 2012 1

    As with most franchised-based entertainment, I feel an obligation to reiterate this right off the bat: This critique is not about the book, or about the characters of the book, or its faithfulness to the book, or the fan base of the book. It's about the film. Now that we have an understanding, we can begin.

    Thus it is, Hollywood's exploits have found a new home. The flavor of the month. I've no need to introduce anyone to The Hunger…