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  • Midnight Special

    Midnight Special 2016

    Watched 10 Sep, 2016

    Not a review, but a comment: Jeff Nichols love for rural scenery will always get me to view his movies. Oh, and Michael Shannon too!

  • Take Shelter

    Take Shelter 2011

    ★★★★★ Added

    Financial stability and mental stability are both fragile things. In many important ways, the stability we have is out of our hands when it comes to its maintenance because we are dependent on the outside world to help maintain it. Take Shelter is one of the few movies that shows how fragile both concepts are.

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  • Fantastic Voyage

    Fantastic Voyage 1966

    Watched 19 Aug, 2014

    I've obsorbed this plot before via an episode of the magic school bus, yet I was still eager to go along with the perils of the journey and marvel at the scenery of the human circulatory system. I gotta give the color photography it's due here for making the scenery pop, along with the psychedelic footage of red blood cells. Even though you can see how the sets were conceivably constructed, it doesn't take away from how well done they…

  • Monsters

    Monsters 2010

    ★★★ Watched 10 Jun, 2014

    What I liked most about this movie is how well the dystopian society of Mexico is made to look. Maybe because aside from monsters, it really isn't all that much different. I could see an argument that Monsters is a movie about the country's drug war, though you'd have to forget about that ending.