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  • The Big Chill 1983

    ★★★★ Rewatched 29 Jul, 2014 2

    I saw this when the new 4k restoration played in theatres how ever many months ago, and let me just say that it translates to Criterion Bluray in a jaw dropping way. The landscape shots in the film are a revelation, and this could be one of the best looking blus now in my collection. As for the film, I still have issues with where the film ends up, specifically in reference to the decisions certain characters make that are…

  • Bachelorette 2012

    ½ Watched 28 Jul, 2014

    I'm really not a fan of attending weddings, but I would go to ten weddings in one weekend before I ever watched this cinematic obomination again. In terms of comedy, Bachelorette completely misses the mark, descending into a hell of mean spirited jokes that hardly even resemble jokes. Making things even worse is that the actors across the board are great, but they are given absolutely nothing to work with. One second characters are being nice to each other, and…

  • Maidentrip 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Jul, 2014 2

    A good, but not mind blowing documentary about Laura Dekker, a girl who became the youngest person to sail alone around the world. I appreciate how honest she is in the film, and the quality of the film making, but I just never connected with what was happening. Maybe that is because I knew that everything worked out fine.

  • The Warriors 1979

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 27 Jul, 2014 3

    The second film in an "unconventional road movie" double bill delivered in a big way, because who doesn't love The Warriors? It also helped that only three people stayed to watch it, and all three people are people that are hip to what is cool. We took the make shift drive-in idea to the next level for this second film, using a hot dog roller to makes some delicious hot dogs out of the trunk of my car.

  • Road Games 1981

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 27 Jul, 2014

    Another drive-in night, and this film, paired with The Warriors, fell completely flat for everyone but me, the one who picked the film. I figured that the tight run time and Hitchcock elements would play well, but I couldn't be further from the pulse of what people enjoy these days apparently. Me, I think Stacy Keach is amazing in the film, and that it is simply an enjoyable film. Also, for some reason I never realized until now that "Smith or Jones" is played by stuntman and stunt rocker Grant Page. Page is the man.

  • Your Highness 2011

    ★★★★ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2014

    Like Krull, but a comedy, and lacking a glaive of any kind.

  • The Kings of Summer 2013

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2014 5

    Why live when you can rule indeed.

  • Eyes Wide Shut 1999

    ★★★★ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2014 3

    Sex is...

  • The Terminator 1984

    ★★★½ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2014 8

    The first half is great, but the second half is kind of a letdown. I'd probably like this film more of I hadn't seen the second film twenty or so times before seeing this even once. I'm pretty sure that this is only the second time that I've seen this film, which surprises even me.

  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls 1970

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 24 Jul, 2014 3

    Basically you watch the film, and during the act of watching the film a bunch of portals to different dimensions open up, and then the film transports you to the different dimensions, and you get to see a snippet of the film as it exists in each dimension. The film then returns you to your normal existence, and you have to live the rest of your life knowing that unless you have experienced Beyond the Valley of the Dolls there is no way that you can comprehend it.

  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance 1995

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 23 Jul, 2014 7

    "I had no idea Canada could be this much fun."

  • Wedding Daze 2006

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Jul, 2014 2

    A flick that I had never heard of, and only decided to watch it because it is directed by Michael Ian Black. This is a bit of a bizarre film, as it is a conventional romantic comedy, but then there is all this super bizarre comedy stuff that is exactly out of the other work of Michael Ian Black and his Stella cohorts. In the end, I found the film to be pretty funny and entertaining, it is just tonally very strange.