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  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 2001

    ★★★★ Rewatched 13 Dec, 2014

    I know that many people consider the Christopher Columbus Potter movies to be inferior, but I quite enjoyed the first one. First of all, Columbus nails the look of the film, which is beautiful. Sets are amazing, and while a few of the effects are a tad dated, none of them look bad. We also have a great cast; the kids are good considering their age and lack of experience, and the adults are wonderful. I have special love for…

  • The Rocketeer 1991

    ★★★★ Rewatched 13 Dec, 2014

    From a great comic comes a good, and underrated, film. Well cast, well acted and a lot of fun, this should be better regarded than it often is.

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  • Dogma 1999

    ★★★★ Rewatched 09 Oct, 2012 2

    This is my favorite Kevin Smith movie, although it suffers from many of the same problems as all his films. Yes, it is drowning in profanity. Yes, there are way too many gay jokes and too much bathroom humor. Yes, many of the performances aren't good (and sometimes from good actors, leading me to think that a better director could have gotten better performances). And yes, the shots and camera placement isn't very inspired. But this movie works on its…

  • Galaxy Quest 1999

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Oct, 2012 6

    This movie is one of my favorites so a warning should be given. Gushing is going to begin....now!

    This movie has a brilliant cast. I'm not going to name all of them, but they're all fantastic. I will mention that this is the movie that brought both Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell and Justin Long to my attention. I also want to say that we all know Alan Rickman and Sigourney Weaver are great actors, but this movie reminds me of…