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  • Black Mass

    Black Mass 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 30 Jul, 2016 2

    Was worried that my feelings towards this film would be influenced by all you negative mooks on a rewatch, but I still loved it.

  • The Natural

    The Natural 1984

    ★★★ Rewatched 28 Jul, 2016

    I was watching this, and I was like "I think I've seen this before, but maybe just parts of it". Then I come here to Letterboxd, and I see that I have logged it previously, so I guess I had seen the whole thing before.

    Anyway, the star of this movie is Caleb Deschanel and his cinematography. His work isn't as impressive these days, but in the late 70s and 80s, the dude knew what was up. His night photography…

  • Face/Off

    Face/Off 1997

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 27 Jul, 2016 4

    There needs to be a boutique home media label, à la Scream Factory, that specializes in 80s and 90s action movies. If there was, this would be the cream of the crop.

  • Four Lions

    Four Lions 2010

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2016 3

    It's strange to say that a film made six years ago might not get made today, but Four Lions might not have been made if it wasn't made in 2010. At the very least, there definitely would have been more negative noise about it, given that it is a comedy about jihadists, so thank the maker that it was made in 2010, a more innocent and accepting time.

  • Goon

    Goon 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2016

    It's all about caring when no one else does, and doing your very best just to prove to yourself that you can. For the type of movie it is, it has a surprisingly big heart.

  • Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru

    Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Jul, 2016

    This is just a concert film of one of self improvement coach Tony Robbin's "Date With Destiny" six day courses. The intention with it is to show how positive and uplifiting Robbins' courses can be, and if you buy into what he is selling, than this film will work for you. For myself, I watch it the same way that some may watch a magician to discover how the tricks are done, with an eye for the formula and methods…

  • Rebirth

    Rebirth 2016

    ★½ Watched 23 Jul, 2016

    Feels like a 17 year old male watched The Game and Fight Club and then decided to write this film.

  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Jul, 2016 1

    This feels like an entry in a Summer blockbuster series, and not like a continuation of the films previous, where I need to scour Wikipedia for a day before in order to have any idea of what is going on, and that is the best thing about Star Trek Beyond.

    When I saw Into Darkness is was like, because the first film suggested that the next film was going to be all about boldly going where no one has gone…

  • Undercover Brother

    Undercover Brother 2002

    ★★½ Watched 22 Jul, 2016

    Given the state of the world today, this film couldn't be more important.

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople 2016

    ★★★★★ Watched 21 Jul, 2016 2

    Taika Waititi is 4/4 in my books, and his cameo involving "sheep in a maze made by wolves" is the funniest scene in a movie so far this year.

  • Inception

    Inception 2010

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 20 Jul, 2016 3

    I was letting Brother FilmApe pick a movie tonight, and he started perusing the FilmApe Memorial Bluray Archives, deciding that we should watch Inception, because he had only seen it once. I nearly snapped my neck as I did a double take and exclaimed "only once".

  • Bridge of Spies

    Bridge of Spies 2015

    ★★★★ Rewatched 20 Jul, 2016

    Knowing that this film is very much a two distinct part film, made it go down a lot easier on a rewatch.