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  • Los Angeles Plays Itself 2003

    ★★★★½ Watched 04 Dec, 2014

    Lyrical documentary essay on Los Angeles in film, as a character and location, and historical document of architecture, period and people. At almost 3 hours it never ceases to amaze!

  • Bad Turn Worse 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Nov, 2014

    I don't know that the film is as good as I've rated it, but I'm occasionally biased when so much of everything else works, and I frankly loved these characters! The character work is really good, and drives the film forward in a not unconventional way, but with real focus that kind of loses it's way with the climax...where the gloating bad guy reveals his entire plan in a way a film like this never should! Not enough to kill the film, and Pellegrino is effectively threatening in a not so bright way.

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  • The Manhattan Project 1986

    ★★★½ Added

    Kid makes nuke to protest nuke facility in his backyard...this film WOULD NEVER BE MADE TODAY!

  • Extreme Prejudice 1987

    ★★★★ Rewatched 24 Apr, 1987 1

    This film is criminally under represented. The cast alone is so good it should be against the law...and everyone gives it all! I watched the shit out of this on video in HS, probably saw it 2-3 times in theaters, much to the dismay of friends, who probably still don't understand what's so great about it. This is not a perfect film, but it is great Walter Hill. It's a tight story and shot with sweat and gusto. Goldsmith's score…