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  • The Intern

    The Intern 2015

    ★★★ Watched 02 Feb, 2016

    Literally just movie junk food, but goddammit does its cuteness elevate it from just generic to pretty damn endearing.

  • Speed Racer

    Speed Racer 2008

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 30 Jan, 2016

    "So did you like Speed Racer?"

    "I guess yeah"

    "Well I like it a lot"

    "I could tell"

    "I mean, what do you call those screen transitions? And the COLOR! And how, instead of showing the race as a traditional left to right, they're creative and show it, like, as-"

    "Nick, I know, you don't need to get into it."

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  • Stoker

    Stoker 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 Dec, 2013

    It seems that any other director would not be able to handle Stoker's subject matter without making it feel gratuitous. Chan-wook Park somehow manages to handle Stoker's deeply disturbing material, but makes it so beautiful. I had not expected to be as put-off by some of the material in this film, but because it is all handled with such grace I found it a lot easier to get over.

    There is a predator/prey motif apparent in Stoker that is very…

  • Rashomon

    Rashomon 1950

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Aug, 2012

    My life will be defined by pre-Rashomon and post-Rashomon.