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  • The Big Short

    The Big Short 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 06 Feb, 2016

    Finally saw The Big Short.

    ...................... I don't get it. unsure emoticon Because I'm an IDIOT!!!

    HOWEVER.... what I COULD grasp is the outstanding performances of the entire cast. Steve Carell is just a terrific character actor and I hope he just keeps doing serious movies. But the whole cast is exception.

    And the direction of Adam McKay..... I hope he never goes back to comedies... well.... comedies like Step Brothers. He's got a touch of Scorsese in him, McKay.…

  • Bridge of Spies

    Bridge of Spies 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 03 Feb, 2016

    “You don’t look worried.”

    “Would it help?”

    Steven Spielberg directing. Tom Hanks starring. The Coen Brothers co-writing. Why did I have any doubts this would be a solid film?

    The 1950s

    A British-born Soviet spy is arrested in New York City and is put on trial. The US hires a Brooklyn insurance lawyer to defend him and see to it he has a proper defense.

    Meanwhile a US Air Force pilot is assigned to fly a new spy plane over…

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  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 10 Jan, 2014 15

    The Wolf of Wall Street. I'm really kinda speechless after watching this movie. I mean.... this movie is @#$%ing INSANE! I don't just mean that in a quality sense.

    I mean this is one of the craziest, wackiest movies I've seen in a long time!

    What I will say is,

    This film.... is the Scorsese film I was waiting for after seeing The Departed.

    I would have MAYBE liked to have only waited 2 years for it instead of 7....…

  • Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 1983

    ★★★½ Added 11

    New Review: letterboxd.com/fabischfactor/film/star-wars-episode-vi-return-of-the-jedi/1/

    8 year old me: "This is the single greatest..."
    23 year old me: "...piece of shit! What's with the teddy bears?"

    There's a LOT to like in this film. But there's more to hate.

    Yub Yub.