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  • The Patriot 2000

    ★★★ Added

    Say what you will about Roland Emmerich as a storyteller, the man can direct an action scene.

  • Day of the Dead 1985

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Oct, 2014

    Strange that this was somewhat disreputable for most of my life. It's certainly a slow burn, but it makes for a more cerebral horror film. It's not just about zombies, but about *THE END*, people on the precipice of extinction's opaque darkness. It's both wise and unsettling.

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  • 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.

  • Rampart 2011

    ★½ Watched 31 Jul, 2012 1

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.