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  • American Ultra

    American Ultra 2015

    ★★★ Watched 28 Aug, 2015

    This is the Waffle House Smothered'N'Covered of film. What an enjoyable mess.

  • An Honest Liar

    An Honest Liar 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Aug, 2015

    I had heard of The Amazing Randi through my psych classes in college, and I was aware of his exploits in thwarting Uri Geller and other "psychics" and would-be tricksters, but to have all of his efforts condensed into one documentary was fascinating. A surprising twist occuring towards the end of the film improves it from an entertainment perspective, but it also calls into question the integrity of a couple crucial components to Randi's career. I highly enjoyed my time watching the documentary, however, and I would recommend it to anyone interested in magicians, deception, and the search for the truth.

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  • The Cabin in the Woods

    The Cabin in the Woods 2012

    ★★★★★ Added

    There are few words to describe The Cabin in the Woods other than the greatest of adjectives: phenomenal, innovative, and inspiring come to mind. This works not just as a horror movie, but as a comedy, drama, and even a philosophical expression of art. It also does this without offending or desecrating the legacy of any of these genres. This movie is a glorious combination of everything that there is to be loved about horror movies, and even more. It is an exceptional film, and the best horror movie I've ever seen.

  • The Thin Red Line

    The Thin Red Line 1998

    ★★★★½ Watched 16 Aug, 2015

    The Thin Red Line has a great strength and a great flaw, both of which are the same: it's a philosophical contemplation on nature and conflict under the guise of a war film. While not as despairing and cynical as Apocalypse Now, this film does present similar patterns of analysis of both war and human nature. Unlike Coppola's film, rather than war representing a descent into madness and oblivion, Malick's foray into war film represents a more balanced showcase of…