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  • Man from Reno

    Man from Reno 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Nov, 2015

    A Kickstarter film which matches and even surpasses many Hollywood films of its genre. A slow burn Neo-noir set in San Francisco featuring a lead turn by one of the great character actors you've seen in a hundred films, Pepe Serna.

  • Chinatown

    Chinatown 1974

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 17 Nov, 2015

    Picked up the Bluray steelbook and watched it with commentary by David Fincher and writer Robert Towne. Some great insights and behind the scenes stuff which made me appreciate this classic all the more.

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  • La Dolce Vita

    La Dolce Vita 1960

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 Nov, 2014 1

    It's rare when you can fall completely in love with a movie on a first watch but this movie did it for me. The Criterion Blu-ray was purchased on a blind buy and I hoped if it was half as good as Fellini's 8 1/2 then it would be well worth the purchase.
    From the opening helicopter aerial shots the film was followed by one beautiful sequence after another. Fellini does black and white, textures, landscapes, light and shadows like…

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 18 Jul, 2012

    There are so many thoughts I have after watching the third and final film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy. Batman Begins was an incredible re-introduction of Bruce Wayne/Batman's origin tale. The Dark Knight expanded on the legend with a story of madness and mayhem.

    Now comes the final act of the Dark Knight's epic saga and with it a story of spectacle and drama. Batman encounters Bane (Tom Hardy), a villain who can match and even surpass him in strength…