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  • Black Coal, Thin Ice

    Black Coal, Thin Ice 2014

    Watched 22 Aug, 2015

    Police procedurals in the snow and ice = always good?

  • Aloha

    Aloha 2015

    Watched 14 Aug, 2015

    Functional romance / drama thing - afterwards I mostly got to wondering about the Polynesian and post-colonial aspects which probably most New Zealanders would read very differently from mainland Americans... There's a bit where the King of Hawaii is introduced and he's wearing a t-shirt and makes some comment about how he doesn't like the US military because they have occupied his country since the 1890s... and I just went "oh yep that all makes sense". Then the movie gets…

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  • Land of the Lost

    Land of the Lost 2009

    ★★½ Watched 04 Mar, 2012

    I laughed so much I wanted to lie down. Once. Ridiculously uneven on the lols.

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    Once Upon a Time in the West 1968

    ★★★★★ Added

    One of those highly-rated movies that is just bloody awesome (mate). On a big screen anyway... nothing happens in a rush, the cinematography's great (so much interplay between massive shots and claustrophobic close-ups), the soundtrack is Morricone's best, the story's good enough, the dialogue's fun, all the main characters are interesting... Absolutely top notch.