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  • The Untouchables

    The Untouchables 1987

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Jul, 2016

    Hard not to view the film's use of a cop's code within the context of recent events. It causes some of Connery's lines such as his altercation with a disapproving Canadian cop to fall a little flat. Same goes for Costner's muddled police code that doesn't really have a stance behind it. But moving past these modern day critiques, the film is a lot of fun and the code acts as a tribute to old Westerns. De Palma is even…

  • Kill Baby, Kill

    Kill Baby, Kill 1966

    ★★★½ Watched 05 Jul, 2016

    I could watch the doctor run through the same door endless amounts of time, yet I'm not exactly sure the motives of everyone. Grave diggers who do just that, arms for candle holders, balls bouncing down spiral staircases are just so visually pleasing and fun to get lost in.

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar 2014

    ★★★ Watched 03 Nov, 2014

    Like all Nolan's films there will be a mainstream backlash about how dumb the film is, which will focus on plot holes, exposition, and things like Michael Caine's insane last scene.

    Except the problem with "Interstellar" is that it views us as dumb. It talks down to us as it spells out what human emotions are. There is an attempt to define something and it's done so thoroughly that the film acts as a dictionary reading more than a work…

  • Rappin'

    Rappin' 1985

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Jan, 2016

    An inner city housing and gang conflict film that is rated PG where the phrase "hey is for horses" can cause wars.

    Using a deck of cards to count out points unfortunately stops at three.

    I actually felt an emotional jolt when a younger brother jumps into his brothers arms after a night in jail.