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  • The Theory of Everything 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Nov, 2014

    Watched The Theory of Everything.

    Well, my biggest issue with the film is that for a movie about quite possibly the most brilliant mind on his time...... it's a pretty by the numbers biopic.

    Which is exactly what I was hoping the movie was not.

    I was frankly hoping the movie would get be like The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, where we explore the person's mind and so on. But no, it's pretty simple, both visually and story-wise.

    Not…

  • The Babadook 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 13 Nov, 2014 1

    My published review of the film: ow.ly/EKIKs
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    “If it’s in a word, or it’s in a look, you can’t get rid of the Babadook.”

    First there was the Sydney funnel web spider that was the most frightening thing to me in Australia. Jennifer Kent’s film The Babadook manages to come up with a creature almost as scary.

    Single mom Amelia lost her husband in a car wreck the same night she gave birth to her son, Samuel.

    Samuel is…

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  • The Wolf of Wall Street 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 10 Jan, 2014 14

    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....…

  • Birdman 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 21 Nov, 2014 2

    When Birdman was over and I walked outside I had one thought.

    “That was perfect.”

    I don’t think that too often coming out of a movie.

    Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) by Alejandro González Iñárritu is about one-time megastar actor Riggan Thomson, who left the superhero franchise known as Birdman over 20 years ago and he’s nearly faded into obscurity, since.

    Riggan adapts a Raymond Carver story into a Broadway play as an ill-conceived to revive his career…