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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 May, 2015

    *throws all of his action movies in the garbage*

  • Repossessed

    Repossessed 1990

    Watched 23 Apr, 2015

    Incredibly lame spoof that somehow anticipated the glut of terrible Seltzer/Friedberg movies that would arrive 15 years later. Ostensibly a silly followup to THE EXORCIST (with a returning Linda Blair), it has a hammy Leslie Neilsen (as, sigh, Father Mayii) teaming with Anthony Starke's Father Brophy to take down the devil on live television - an idea proposed by the Jim Bakker-esque Ernest Weller (Ned Beatty). Lots of pea soup jokes, Oliver North jokes, a sequence at a gym that…

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  • The Artist

    The Artist 2011

    ★★★ Watched 21 Jan, 2012 4

    It looks great. It - perhaps ironically - sounds great. The acting is fine, particularly from Jean Dujardin and Uggie the dog. But while the novelty of a modern silent film is fun (with all due respect to Mel Brooks SILENT MOVIE), it feels more like a stylistic exercise or a short film stretched to feature length rather than a complete work. It's so slight and breezy, and instantly forgettable.

  • Miami Connection

    Miami Connection 1987

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Jan, 2013

    It's the same old story. A group of orphan Taekwondo experts form a synth-pop band and fight ninja drug dealers while fending off attacks from rival bands and celebrating peace and friendship. Yet, somehow this lost 80s oddity manages to add the element of EXTREME VIOLENCE just to give it that certain je ne sais quoi. Thank goodness this bizarre action picture was rescued from obscurity.