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  • The Great Dictator

    The Great Dictator 1940

    ★★★★ Watched 01 May, 2016

    First, seeing Chaplin with an audience was amazing. Being surrounded by people losing their minds at the seemingly timeless gags, was worth the split second visible Criterion bluray menu screen that began the proceedings.

    The movie itself is great, with Chaplin using his follicle resemblance to Hitler to make a mockery of the man and make some dead serious and impassioned pleas for peace and the abolishing of superficial bigotry.

    I took my 15 year old to see this after…

  • Footloose

    Footloose 1984

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Apr, 2016

    So goofy and very endearing and fun.

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016

    Watched 28 Mar, 2016 1

    I don't want to beat a dead horse here, but such a fucking boring drag. From about frame one.....

    There are many moments that make me question if Snyder understands basic narrative at all. Hmmm, when's a good time to intro some slow, pointless Justice league info, shown to us while someone slowly and methodically parses some computer files? I've got it! The shot after literally introducing a ticking countdown clock during the climax! Brilliant!*

    *not sure if it's the…

  • Tusk

    Tusk 2014

    Watched 19 Sep, 2014

    A truly nightmarish experience. Never before has such shitty direction and writing sunk such a potentially fun and cult horror concept. Kevin Smith referenced The Human Centipede a lot when promoting and writing this thing which is appropriate as it felt like someone sewed buttholes into both my ears and eyes and just funneled shit in there for 100 minutes.

    For your consideration, I don't hate Kevin Smith. I downright like him. I straight up LOVE Clerks, Chasing Amy and…