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  • Matinee 1993

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Jul, 2014

    Or "Joe Dante Unleashed". The film is just pure nostalgia for 50's B movies. It is surprising the the main character's name isn't Joe as every background theme of his other films comes into focus.

  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Jul, 2014

    The more interesting elements are when side characters spend time off screen and come back in different forms. For instance, one scene we see Patricia Arquette's character as an impressionable student as the professor teaches Psych 101 but then we see a mirror scene where she is now the professor teaching more developed Psych theory.

    The film also showcases the progression of talent from everyone from Ellar Coltrane who gains confidence and fits naturally into the character to Richard Linklater…

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  • The Royal Tenenbaums 2001

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 23 Mar, 2014

    "The Needle In The Hay" / "I'm going to kill myself tomorrow" scene may be Anderson's best.

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pyBB7y8fDU

    Between Luke Wilson taking off the layers he has hid behind, the choice of music, and the Graduate inspired quick cut flashbacks of his life and loved ones, Anderson creates the most tragically heartbreaking moment in his canon.

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 14 May, 2014 3

    In order to appreciate this new installment to the unwanted addition of Spider-Man films we must drop this act that it is "unwanted". I even find myself falling into the repetitive lines of "unnecessary reboot" or "comic book film for the tweens" when it comes to talking about these films, but about half way through this movie I remembered I liked the first one.

    The villains are weak in the film, I do not necessarily even like the performances of…