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  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 1966

    ★★½ Watched 25 Nov, 2014

    Zero Mostel and Phil Silvers are great but I wish there was more music in the musical. The movie can be described as zany, chaotic, wacky but I find that can become irritating. Not a bad movie, just not one I particularly enjoyed.

  • Duel 1971

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Nov, 2014

    This movie taps into all those under-the-surface fears of anyone who loves road tripping on a near empty highway...you just never know when a murderous psycho will relentlessly pursue you for harmlessly passing him/her on the highway. Dennis Weaver is convincing as the everyday man who has proven to be ineffectual when it comes to confrontation. Well-done, low-budget thriller of a simple premise.

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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…