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  • One Hour Photo

    One Hour Photo 2002

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Nov, 2016

    This film goes 8/10ths of the way toward being a perfect thriller. At the last minute, it's as if the filmmakers had a sudden change of heart and decided to soft-pedal it. Should've been a 5-star knockout, until somebody chickened out and steered the thing off into bland, inoffensive mediocrity. Fuck this test-audience-friendly timid corporate Hollywood filmmaking.

    Must give credit to Robin Williams, however, for an astoundingly nuanced performance. He doesn't let you write his character off as just another…

  • Furious 7

    Furious 7 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 13 Jun, 2016

    As with the best of the classic '80s action flicks, by a certain point this movie achieves critical mass of stupidity and goes supernova (stupidnova?). At this point, it reaches the level of genius.

    I suggest a double feature pairing this with Machete Kills.

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  • Immortal Beloved

    Immortal Beloved 1994

    ★★★ Watched 08 Jun, 2015 2

    Yo, Beethoven was def.

  • God Told Me To

    God Told Me To 1976

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Jan, 2015

    This is a fascinating, unsettling, incoherent mess of a film.

    Imagine a mash-up between The Omen, The X-Files, Mean Streets and Dirty Harry, with a smidgen of Cronenberg-esque body horror thrown in just for giggles.

    The plot is barely comprehensible, but it's still quite watchable.