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  • Z for Zachariah

    Z for Zachariah 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Nov, 2015

    "This is so unrealistic. Everyone knows you can't get drunk off Pabst Blue Ribbon"
    - My Uncle John

    Pretty enjoyable post-apocalyptic love triangle romantic drama, my family's pre-Thanksgiving movie screening at home.

    I'd been anticipating this for a while. It was good.

  • No Escape

    No Escape 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Nov, 2015

    [ˌzenəˈfōbēə, ˌzēnəˈfōbēə]
    intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries.

    That's pretty much what you get from the latest Dowdle Brothers joint. The Movie pretty much gets into the action right away and never stops and is a pulpy homage to 80s films like the films of John Carpenter (it also reminded me a little bit of "Cape Fear"). The opening is fantastic, the main title logo is great too.

    By the end of the…

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  • Lost River

    Lost River 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 07 Apr, 2015

    Production designed like a motherforker and gorgeously, eerily filmed, Ryan Gosling's much ballyhooed directorial debut "Lost River" is a masterpiece and one of the great cinematic discoveries of 2015 so far (though, to be fair, I've known of the movie for years, since it was first announced as "How to Catch a Monster").

    Christina Hendricks from "Mad Men" plays a single mom who gets a job at a seedy club that is kind of like a circus of violence for…

  • Somewhere

    Somewhere 2010

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 12 Mar, 2012

    I love this film. It's easily my favorite film of 2010. Elle Fanning is riveting, Dorff gives the performance of his career (ok, that's not saying much) and while it's more-or-less a companion piece to "Lost in Translation", it's also Coppola's nod to Antonioni. Love it.