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  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 1991

    ★★★ Rewatched 16 Jun, 2014

    The Undiscovered Country redeemed the franchise that had gone a bit awry in my opinion with the last movie. I liked the commentary on war and peace and never knew the Klingons appreciated Shakespeare.

    I like the way the movies tie together but can still be watched separately. Most of the special effects seem dated but these movies honor the Star Trek universe nicely.

  • Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 1989

    ★½ Rewatched 15 Jun, 2014

    I don't feel this movie lives up to the standards of the others in the series and the story is a bit much. I like the interplay between Spock, McCoy and Kirk but the rest of the story is lacking and the special effects seem dated.

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  • Jaws 1975

    ★★★★★ Added 7

    The fact that I was not allowed to see this movie when I was young only added to the mystique. I knew it was going to be awesome and it did not disappoint. The music is perfect and sets the right creepy tone putting me on the edge of my seat. Roy Scheider was perfect as the police chief uncomfortable with the water and forced to deal with the crisis, weighing the needs of the townspeople with the safety of…

  • Reservoir Dogs 1992

    ★★★★½ Added

    Since seeing this movie, I have never been able to hear Stealers Wheel's "Stuck in the Middle With You" without thinking of Michael Madsen and his dance as he tortured a captured policeman.

    I watched this movie knowing nothing about it one night and I was hooked. Tarantino has a gift for dialogue like none other. I love the pop culture references, the snappiness of the exchanges and yes the profanity. The soundtrack for the movie was perfect, the juxtaposition…