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  • American Sniper 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 28 Jan, 2015

    DCP: This was my last chance to see this film on the Dome. What an experience it was seeing it for the second time and knowing how it was going to end.
    Eastwood delivers another great movie that will stand the test of time. Like all great war films, it is anti-war. There are several key scenes and moments that make it hard to argue that this is a film that is anti-Iraqui or pro-war.
    Leave to Eastwood and his…

  • Carlito's Way 1993

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 23 Jan, 2015

    DVD: Great movie. This is one of De Palma's best if not his best film. A perfect storm of writing, cinematography, editing, acting, directing, score.
    Perhaps in 1993, De Palma could read the writing on the wall and decided to give it his all one last time, going out in a blaze of bullets, stedicam shots, and one of the best foot chases ever captured on celluloid if not THE best foot chase.
    De Palma could see what was coming…

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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…