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  • Charade

    Charade 1963

    ★★★★½ Watched 15 May, 2015

    "Why do people have to tell lies?"

    "Usually it's because they want something. They are afraid the truth won't get it for them."

    Pretty slick non-Hitch flick.

  • Summer Interlude

    Summer Interlude 1951

    ★★★★ Watched 17 May, 2015

    Summer Interlude > Wild Strawberries. All the review necessary.

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  • Live Free or Die Hard

    Live Free or Die Hard 2007

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Jun, 2007 2

    Myopic fanboys largely just complained that this didn't have enough profanity, but as an exciting look at another bad day for Willis' John McClane, this does the trick. Wiseman's competent handling of action scenes is bolstered by Willis' enthusiastic performance, while the pacing makes it feel leaner than it actually is. Serious foul with the fighter jet/semi-truck battle, though, a scene so stupid and unnecessary that it nearly wrecks the climax.

  • Rashomon

    Rashomon 1950

    ★★★★★ Watched 22 Apr, 2015

    I had almost forgotten how staggeringly good this is until my latest viewing. Every second hums with history, beauty, depth, and moral power. This just might be my favorite film not in the English language.