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  • Santa Claus: The Movie 1985

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 14 Dec, 2014

    The christmas industry does an "X-Men Origins" and tells the story of how Santa Claus got his red suit and wound up shakin' his belly like a bowl full of jelly.
    And it's super cute!
    If this film doesn't fill you with christmas spirit.... I am tempted to smack you!

  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 13 Dec, 2014

    "I... I...." I muttered.
    "Are you okay?" she said, looking at me, with a worried expression.
    "Yes, I think so," I answered. There was a tone of melancholy in my voice.
    "You sure? You look a little... off," she said.
    "Yes, I'm fine," I said. "It's just that.... It's over."
    She smiled. You know, this sort of smile that has a certain comfort.
    "I know," she said. "It's the same I felt after reading the last 'Harry Potter' book. But…

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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…

  • Home Alone 1990

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 10 Dec, 2014 2

    To avoid the awful experience that is "realizing a pretty fond childhood memory actually no longer isn't that funny," I have watched this film at least once a year ever since it was released back in '90. Works like a charm. I totally love this film! Still.
    Once this film rolls on screen, I'm turned into a ten year old boy, and the ten year old boy in me has a blast EVERY - SINGLE - TIME! This is just pure, perfect family entertainment!