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  • Still Alice

    Still Alice 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    It's been a while since I was so moved by a performance.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★★★½ Added

    If only the director of this film would've insisted on the discipline that Fletcher demands of his students.

    As a musician (drummer actually) I'm always a bit put off by actors not syncing up the music they pretend to play.
    Since this film is about drumming, I hoped they'd put some extra effort in making it appear that the musicians actually play what I'm hearing.
    I must admit Teller mimics it pretty well, but it's just annoying to see him…

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  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★½ Added

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

    I watched it twice, because I couldn't believe it was as bad as I thought it was. After the second viewing, I'm sure of it: I hate it. I think it's the worst film QT ever delivered.
    I didn't expect a new classic, or even a very good film. I expected something in the lines of Inglourious Basterds: just a funny flick, a couple of good laughs, some brutal action and something Tarantino movies never lack (until now that is):…

  • The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman

    The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman 2013

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    This must've been the worst movie I've seen in several years. And I've seen quite a few strong contenders.
    How could an actor like Mads Mikkelsen read this script and actually decide to do the film? It's some of the worst screenwriting I've ever seen. Cliché upon cliché. Very hard-to-believe actions (even for a shallow action movie, this just will not stand). Meaningless, uninspired dialogue. Shallow characters. Horrific acting (can someone tell me why Shia Lebeouf is considered a decent actor anyway?). What a joke. Wow. Just, wow.