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  • The Family 2013

    ★★★★ Rewatched 23 Apr, 2014

    Streaming: I liked it better the second time. Certainly didn't mind the uneven tone of the picture. Clearly it's a comedy / dark comedy, with some serious sincere moments. Hopefully it won't be another 10+ years before Luc Besson gets into the director's chair again.

  • Carrie 2013

    Watched 06 Apr, 2014 2

    Blu-ray: My curiosity got the better of me and I Redboxed this sorry excuse of a remake. It's just as bad as I expected it to be.
    If you're going to remake DePalma, scene for scene, with much of the same dialogue, you should at least TRY to make it look like you're going to improve of any weakness the original may appear to have.
    MGM must have been out of their minds hiring the director of STOP-LOSS to direct…

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  • Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 09 Dec, 2012 3

    Tarantino is so good that even Jamie Fox can't ruin this movie.
    Hilarious, bloody, intense, epic. Exactly what you'd expect from a slave movie / Western from Quentin Tarantino. I had high expectations and this film met them. Always a good year when there's a film from this writer/director to remind us how good movies can be - and should be.

  • Colombiana 2011

    ★½ Watched 14 May, 2012

    It starts off okay but by the end of the final fight, I hated this movie.
    Once again - the BOURNE SUPREMACY "style" is present here: action scenes where you can't tell what is going on due to the tight close-ups and quick cutting.
    The worst scene was the final fight. The whole film builds to this moment - and then we are treated to shots that don't last more than half a second. The camera crosses the line from…