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  • Let's Go with Pancho Villa 1936

    ★★½ Watched 19 Feb, 2014

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

  • Wild Style 1983

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Aug, 2014

    What this movie lacks in acting or pacing, it makes up for in its you-are-there documentation of an era. It's great to see hip-hop at its roots, and it really feels like you are at the very parties that Fab Five Freddy hosted. The energy is pulsating throughout this film, and it can barely be contained. Recommended!

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  • 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.

  • Pump up the Volume 1990

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Feb, 2013 1

    Pump Up The Voume taps into the sentiments of generation x and delivers a rebellious zeal. That some of its villains are types is forgivable. It’s a manifesto. It outlines the attitudes of the soon-to-be young adults and takes aim at the authorities and moral crusaders of the time. Couple that with a soundtrack consisting of Leonard Cohen and the Beastie Boys and you have a thunderous movie that acts as a proclamation from a generation thats starting to figure out what it wants from the world.