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  • Interstellar 2014

    ★★ Watched 03 Nov, 2014

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

  • Goodbye to Language 2014

    Watched 29 Oct, 2014

    Godard just ain't riding my wavelength. Rating: All of the stars. Surfbort, surfbort. *fart*

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  • Pompeii 2014

    ★★ Watched 19 Feb, 2014

    Pompeii'nful.

  • 12 Years a Slave 2013

    ★★★ Watched 30 Oct, 2013

    An absolutely necessary corrective to any lingering sentiment regarding the Old South (is there any?) and, on a larger scale, the blood that lubricated the Great Experiment. But with McQueen's bent for tastefully arty effects running up hard against his appalled anger over America's fatal error (an innate trait among practically all foreign filmmakers), the movie's most powerful scenes are the ones that draw a clear through line between gentility and amorality, the scenes that are Roots and Goodbye Uncle…