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  • Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

    Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer 2010

    ★★★ Watched 23 Sep, 2016

    This documentary on Eliot Spitzer provided more context than the headlines and stories at the time of his resignation but still felt like it needed to dig deeper.

    Good: I was not aware of all the work he did to prosecute executives and reform wall street.
    Bad: The former AIG exec griping his stock is virtually worthless at 100 million.
    Ugly: So many egos crammed into a short movie. Ugh.

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

    X-Men: Days of Future Past 2014

    ★★★½ Rewatched 17 Sep, 2016

    One of the better X-Men movies thanks to great casting and a functional story.

    Good: Good special effects, I especially liked the short space jump scenes in the same room.
    Bad: Magneto is sure quick to turn on Mystique, jerk.
    Meh: With such a large cast, most of the old crew is wasted.

    "Just because someone stumbles and loses their path, doesn't mean they're lost forever."

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    Jaws 1975

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    Reservoir Dogs 1992

    ★★★★½ Added

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