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  • Dead Poets Society 1989

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 01 Sep, 2014

    As a teacher, this film serves as a great inspiration to me. Mr. Keating is the kind of teacher I strive to be.
    And the message of seizing the day really gets me every time I watch this film.
    But the true treasure, is the performance of the brilliant Robin Williams. Oh captain, my captain! Thanks for the magical moments!

  • Jack 1996

    ★★½ Watched 01 Sep, 2014

    There are only two good things about this film, so I'll just focus on that:

    1. The amazing talent of Robin Williams

    and

    2. His speech towards the end.

    After Robin's death, this quote has become one of my favorites, and I just can't help crying like a sonofabitch watching this scene.
    Robin Williams was nothing but a genuine master of the art of entertainment. He will be greatly missed. Therefore, I find it fitting ending this review with said…

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  • First Blood 1982

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 18 Feb, 2014

    First time I saw this film, I was nearly thirty. Up until then I had always thought Rambo was this typical mainstream, all-muscles-no-brain kind of explosion-action flick, where Stallone shirtless showed all kinds of muscles while ripping throats open and killing whole armies alone with his bare hands.
    It is safe to say I was surprised.
    Mainly by the depth in the Rambo character. That guy has issues, and Stallone really proved himself as an actor portraying this.
    The way…

  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 2005

    ★★★★ Rewatched 13 Aug, 2013

    So, yeah, I'm gonna go, like, TOTALLY subjective and stuff on this and say that this film is friggin' awesome, and damn hilarious! I just love Adams' humor and imagination.