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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    Watched 08 Nov, 2015 2

    Yep, pretty much lived up to the hype.

    Here's how it entered my Flickchart:

    Mad Max: Fury Road > Good Will Hunting
    Mad Max: Fury Road > Air Force One
    Mad Max: Fury Road > Rashomon
    Mad Max: Fury Road > Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
    Mad Max: Fury Road < Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
    Mad Max: Fury Road < Libeled Lady
    Mad Max: Fury Road < High and Low
    Mad Max: Fury Road < Moonrise Kingdom
    Mad Max: Fury Road < A Streetcar Named Desire
    Mad Max: Fury Road > Holiday
    Mad Max: Fury Road > Smiles of a Summer Night
    Mad Max: Fury Road > The Naked Kiss

    Final #216 out of 3558

  • Serpico

    Serpico 1973

    Watched 07 Nov, 2015

    Film 9 for the Letterboxd Season Challenge. The other films I plan to watch for the challenge are here.

    Week 9: Hardboiled Wonderland
    Challenge: Watch an unseen film from the Hardboiled Wonderland 1970s list of crime films.

    Okay, so this is the week 9 film, which is correct for this week, but due to time issues I've had to skip weeks 7 and 8 for now - I will return to them! I just didn't want to get too far…

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  • The Smiling Lieutenant

    The Smiling Lieutenant 1931

    Watched 12 Sep, 2015 3

    Film 2 for the Letterboxd Season Challenge. The other films I plan to watch for the challenge are here.

    Week 2: 1930s Musicals
    Challenge: Watch an unseen 1930s musical.

    We're totally in my wheelhouse doing 1930s musicals, so much so that I had to go much more obscure than the Fred/Ginger and Busby Berkeley films many other Challengers are doing (though if you haven't seen those, that's absolutely the way to go). Instead I went for a Pre-Code Lubitsch/Chevalier musical…

  • Iron Man 2

    Iron Man 2 2010

    ★★ Watched 26 Apr, 2012 2

    I figured I'd go ahead and watch this before The Avengers comes out, since I had missed it in theatres the year it came out. "Missed" isn't the right word. I heard bad things about it and opted not to go. And yeah, this movie is pretty boring, especially for an action movie. There are only like two and a half actual action scenes in it.

    The first hour or so I was kind of bored stiff - there were…