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  • Raising Arizona

    Raising Arizona 1987

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 25 Jan, 2016 6

    Probably the best film ever made.

  • Blood Simple

    Blood Simple 1984

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 24 Jan, 2016

    The final sequence of this film touches the glory, and completely foreshadows the greatness that is Joel and Ethan Coen's body of work. A few years ago I was very obsessed with the final sequence of this film, and I would just throw the end on, and watch/worship it.

  • Big Game

    Big Game 2014

    ★½ Watched 23 Jan, 2016

    Apparently the definition of "Big Action. Big Adventure." is a lot different in Finland.

  • The End of the Tour

    The End of the Tour 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Jan, 2016 7

    Having now read the book Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself, which is the book that The End of the Tour is an adaptation of, it is clear to me that The End of the Tour is one of the best adapted screenplays that I have ever seen. The reworking of the real conversations into a viewer friendly format is impressive to say the least.

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men 1957

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Jan, 2016

    Whatever the dialogue equivalent of a set piece is, this film has a bunch of amazing ones.

  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

    13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi 2016

    ★★ Watched 16 Jan, 2016 2

    I don't even know where to go with this one. What could have been an enjoyable, if not overly sentimental and pandering Michael Bay experience, gets bogged down with some very serious themes that honestly feel almost unintentional (I really hope they were unintentional). Lots of usurping authority because the authorities are incompetent and we are men of action kind of stuff that just does not feel very well handled, given the state of the world right now. There is…

  • Sicario

    Sicario 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 13 Jan, 2016

    I cannot think of too many wide released films from 2015 that are like Sicario. It's grown up entertainment, that is still very accessible to a large audience, but at the same time it doesn't hold your hand through the entire film. It is as if when Sicario was released, we got a glimpse into a parallel universe, where comic book, and big franchise movies, weren't dominating both the movie studio's and mass audience's attention.

  • The Long Goodbye

    The Long Goodbye 1973

    ★★★★½ Watched 13 Jan, 2016 2

    This is a pretty hip film. Definitely needs a rewatch before my opinion can be cemented, but yeah, it's a pretty hip film.

  • Tammy and the T-Rex

    Tammy and the T-Rex 1994

    Watched 09 Jan, 2016 7

    "What would you do if you had the power to do whatever you want?"

    Um, so if you have ever watched Mac and Me and been like, the director of this movie could not have possibly made anything worse than this, well, he directed Tammy and the T-Rex, so he most definitely did direct something worse than Mac and Me.

  • The Dark Half

    The Dark Half 1993

    ★½ Watched 09 Jan, 2016 4

    Yeah, this one is a stinker.

  • The Way of the Gun

    The Way of the Gun 2000

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 08 Jan, 2016 6

    Lost in the transition between the 90s and the 00s, The Way of the Gun is one of the best films from either decade.

  • The Hunting Ground

    The Hunting Ground 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Jan, 2016

    The Hunting Ground falls into the category of "blockbuster" documentary, in that it is a slickly produced activism film, meant to be as accessible as possible to all audiences. It's topic of rape and sexual assault on US university and college campuses is an important subject, and over all this film does a good job at showcasing the deplorable issue that seems to be plaguing post secondary institutions. I really wish that the film had delved into the cultural acceptance…