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  • Spectre

    Spectre 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 07 Nov, 2015

    After over 50 years ... six actors that had the honor of arming themselves with the Walther PPK ... and countless Bond villains, henchman, women, and martinis shaken not stirred, we have now arrived at the 24th entry of the James Bond franchise, titled "SPECTRE".

    This latest adventure for everyone's favorite British secret service agent comes to all of us at a very unique time. Its comes at a time where this is the final Bond film under MGM's current…

  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 1980

    ★★★★★ Added

    Continuing my countdown every two months of each "STAR WARS" film, leading up to "Episode VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS" which we are now less than two months away from ... we have now arrived at the portion of the countdown, where I believe "STAR WARS" hit its absolute peak ... its absolute zenith ... its absolute apex ... a benchmark of storytelling and film-making that is so high, its unlikely that a "STAR WARS" film will ever reach these heights…

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  • Inception

    Inception 2010

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Jul, 2010 14

    There comes a time in every film fan's life, that a film comes out that simply grabs you by the balls (or boobs) and simply doesn't let go. It's one of those rare films that presents nearly everything you could possibly want in a film.

    Action ... Suspense ... Drama ... Mystery ... Sci-Fi/Fantasy ... Romance ... Tragedy ... Thought-inducing themes ... and an ending that kick starts deep debate and soul-searching.

    Each and every single one of those elements…

  • Take Shelter

    Take Shelter 2011

    ★★★★★ Added 10

    If you're looking for a film where all the elements that go into film-making and storytelling work to absolute perfection ... look no further than right here in director Jeff Nichols' sophomore effort of "TAKE SHELTER" ... a combination family-drama/apocalyptic horror that hits all the right emotional and dramatic beats for its viewing audience. It's a film about so many things and themes that you can relate to in the real world ... "family responsibility" ... "the mystery of uncertainty"…