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  • Box of Moonlight 1996

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Jul, 2014

    This is basically two hours of John Turturro and Sam Rockwell goofing around. If you like either one of those actors, it's well worth the watch. Although, it did seem unnecessarily long for as little story as there was.

  • Wicked Blood 2014

    ★★★ Watched 21 Jul, 2014

    It's like the movie Fresh, but with hillbillies. And not as good.

  • 13 Sins 2014

    ★★★ Watched 21 Jul, 2014

    This was like a cross between The Game and Would You Rather. It was enjoyable enough, but there were far too many twists that were very predictable. The story sort of falls apart in the last five minutes or so, but it's a fun ride up to that point. Character actors Pruitt Taylor Vince, Ron Perlman, and Tom Bower were all great as usual.
    I'd recommend this for a mindless thriller on a lazy day.

  • Gotti 1996

    ★★★ Watched 19 Jul, 2014

    I bought this movie years ago, but just now got around to watching it. I'm not sure why it took me so long, but it was worth the watch. It doesn't really bring anything new to the table if you already know Gotti's story, and it's pretty common as far as mafia movies go. It doesn't stand out from the pack though and it wasn't quite as enjoyable just knowing that all the crime and murder in the film is all based on reality. The cast was all great though and Armand Assante really is an underused actor.

  • Darkroom 2013

    ★½ Watched 13 Jul, 2014 3

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  • X-Men: Days of Future Past 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 13 Jul, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • The Stepford Wives 2004

    ★★★ Watched 12 Jul, 2014

    From the first few minutes I thought it was going to be a full blown feminist film, but gladly it toned down once they moved to Stepford. I love Nicole Kidman, but honestly she's wasted here. It certainly wasn't a bad film, just a run of the mill movie with nothing really standing out. They never really delved into the psyche of the people who were doing this and at the same time they never really gave in to the comedic side either. It was a good lazy Saturday afternoon flick but I'll probably never watch it again.

  • The Possession 2012

    ★★★ Watched 10 Jul, 2014

    I thought this was a fairly well done possession story. It never got too complicated nor did it have too many twists. The acting was good for a horror movie.

  • The Crossing Guard 1994

    ★★★ Watched 05 Jul, 2014 2

    Great performances by some great actors. I can't believe I'd never even heard of this, but it was a blind watch recommended by Netflix. It's a bit depressing but well worth a watch.

  • Oldboy 2013

    ★½ Watched 04 Jul, 2014

    I remember when Spike Lee used to make good films. This movie is exactly why people hate Hollywood remakes.

  • TINY: A Story About Living Small 2013

    ★★★ Watched 04 Jul, 2014

    This was an interesting watch to see just how small of a space a human can survive in. It was a bit annoying though that rich hippies think they are innovative for living like poor people. It's worth a watch, although I don't think I could ever live in a tiny house, but thankfully I don't have to.

  • Thinner 1996

    ★★★½ Rewatched 02 Jul, 2014 1

    "He was a mook... but he was my mook!"

    It's a standard Stephen King movie with one of the better King cameos in it. I've seen this a few times now, and I always forget that I've seen it until partway into the film. I don't know what that says about the plot, but it really is an enjoyable movie.
    I've been a fan of Kari Wurher since Sliders and she doesn't disappoint here. Joe Montegna plays his role almost like he's in a comedy which sort of fits here as his mafioso character is the light-hearted portion of the film.