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  • John Wick 2014

    ★★★ Watched 26 Oct, 2014

    It's a lot like watching someone else play a video game - entertaining, but with a few "hey, why don't you just do this instead" moments. Wilem Dafoe's character had a name, I guess, but he might as well have been named deus ex machina. The most fascinating part of the film is the weird underground assassin culture and economy of tokens that borders on the supernatural. Which makes it worth the cost of admission. At least at matinee prices.

  • Space Station 76 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Oct, 2014

    The odd comedic pacing was certainly something, but the styling and art direction are really the stars of this.

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  • Sebastian 1968

    ★★★ Watched 06 Jun, 2012

    Ever say to yourself "I wish there were a mod romcom about mathematical analog code cracking with punchcards and LSD"?

  • Torque 2004

    ★★½ Watched 12 Sep, 2014

    Oh, it's trying to both satirize action racing pictures and be an action racing picture. There's an over-the-top sense of humor there. There's also lots of explosions of expensive bikes, cars, props. But it ends up feeling like you've watched two hours of a Pepsi commercial dreamed up by Kid Rock.

    I loved DETENTION. I can see inklings of the brilliance of DETENTION in this. But this is certainly no DETENTION.