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  • Jodorowsky's Dune 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Dec, 2014

    A very intriguing documentary about what would have been an incredible science fiction film (Pink Floyd doing the soundtrack? H.R. Giger designing the enemy base? A cast including Dali and Orson Welles? The whole thing is storyboarded and has scenes more ambitious than the Star Wars prequels years before the first one even came out?) that may have changed the direction for the whole genre if it was actually released. But it's also nothing more than that because, at the…

  • Interstellar 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 07 Nov, 2014

    I never thought Christopher Nolan would make a film as batshit insane as this.

    A final, desparate journey across space to find a new home to replace a dying, famine-ridden Earth quickly transforms into a completely nuts tale of worm holes, time travel, and unnecessarily extra dramatic plot twists. It's never ceases to be well-directed and extremely competently acted, but Interstellar also becomes unarguably more and more unbelievably preposterous as it goes along. The ending had me chuckling out loud…

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  • Battle Royale 2000

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 09 Sep, 2012

    To mention or attempt to compare this film to the Hunger Games would be doing a huge disservice to it. One film is pre-occupied with turning the concept of child murder into entertainment: Into building a sci-fi world around that concept, developing a straight-forward commentary about gladiatorial reality television, making it clear who the "good guys" and "bad guys" are within 5 minutes of the story starting, then throwing in the melodramatic love story here or there. The other film…

  • Airplane! 1980

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 Aug, 2012 1

    No wonder this movie is always listed as one of the funniest ever made. It's completely random, it's stupid, it's irrelevant, it's got no character development whatsoever, and it's absolutely hilarious every step of the way.

    You really can't keep up with the jokes in Airplane. There's one every 20 seconds and every one is ridiculously funny. They're all really inventive and unique and you'll be saying to yourself "..the Hell?" half of the time with their irrelevance as you…