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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 1984

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 18 Oct, 2016

    Oscar history:

    Nominated - Best Visual Effects
    Nominated - Best Original Song, "Ghostbusters"

  • Embrace of the Serpent

    Embrace of the Serpent 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 09 Oct, 2016

    Oscar history:

    Nominated - Best Foreign Language Film

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  • The Shining

    The Shining 1980

    ★★★★½ Added

    Of all the horror films to come out in the last 20 or so years, they all pale in comparison to Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining.” So cleverly and intricately crafted, this film takes us on a journey that is still frightening after all these years. I have seen this movie about a dozen times, but it had been over a year since my last viewing. Thankfully, I was lucky enough to catch a special screening on Halloween night, and was…

  • The Last Detail

    The Last Detail 1973

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 06 Oct, 2014

    A classic, Oscar-nominated Jack Nicholson performance backed by stellar work from Randy Quaid (also Oscar-nominated) and Otis Young, "The Last Detail" is a classic road movie. At the heart of the film is a difficult moral question and the screenplay by Robert Towne (who scored the film's third nomination) takes no shortcuts.