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  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 11 Jul, 2014

    ...My God. Richard Linklater did it. He captured life on screen.

    Boyhood is a microcosm of growing up. It's plot doesn't have a particular direction, message or theme as we watch this 6 year old boy slowly turn into a man, but that's because neither does reality. It's near 3 hour long running time doesn't whiz by, but when it's over, there are so many small, incredible moments of delicate emotion littered evenly throughout that they are all that you…

  • Hair 1979

    ★★★½ Watched 06 Jul, 2014

    Dated (see: the aimless plot and the mostly forgettable songs with topics that revolve around celebrating hippie stereotypes) but enjoyable (see: the fantastic cast, interesting song staging, memorable musical moments, nice pace and unexpectedly dark ending). 7.5/10

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    ★★★★½ Rewatched 09 Sep, 2012

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  • 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…