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  • The Big Short

    The Big Short 2015

    ★★ Added

    Instead of watching this: listen to the series of This American Life radio shows and Planet Money podcasts on the housing crisis; they are much more engaging, interesting, and they treat the listener with respect.

  • Detachment

    Detachment 2011

    ★½ Added

    This is American Beauty levels of "trying too hard;" there are some good moments, but none of those are moments I think the filmmaker wanted to be impactful—those all come off as incredibly shallow and contrived.

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  • Kangaroo Jack

    Kangaroo Jack 2003


    I must have done a lot more cocaine than I remember at 13.

  • Only God Forgives

    Only God Forgives 2013

    ★★★★★ Added

    What is a film if not an experience? I do not watch a film solely for the narrative in the same sense I do not read a novel with the end all and be all being the plot. People look for the worst in everything and blind themselves with lenses of superiority. I enjoy seeing many that discredit a film for being pretentious. You can read Dostoevsky and dismiss it under the same pretense. The beauty is in the prose,…