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  • A Long Way Down 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Oct, 2014

    I always like when I can watch a movie that I know nothing about and be pleasantly surprised. Such was the case here. All four of our leads do a very good job in the film, which is a smartly written and directed character study. It moves along at a good pace, and for a movie about suicide, rarely becomes either overly depressing or overly sentimental.

  • The Fog 2005

    ★★½ Watched 25 Oct, 2014

    There's nothing particularly novel in this movie to recommend it, although I will say that the ending was not what I expected. Still, it's a pretty standard horror movie, and if you like that sort of thing, I found this easy to watch.

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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…