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  • Jeremiah Johnson

    Jeremiah Johnson 1972

    ★★★★ Watched 30 May, 2016

    It would be great to see who could last longer in the wintery wilderness - Jeremiah Johnson (Robert Redford) or Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio).

  • Risen

    Risen 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 29 May, 2016

    There is no great way to tell this story via film. The faithful will be encouraged. The skeptics will roll their eyes. I give the filmmaker credit for trying a slightly different angle in telling the greatest story ever. The drama is never quite dramatic enough. The missing pieces are often filled in if you already have knowledge of all the details. This is a tough one. Better than I expected, yet I'm not sure how much better it could have been.

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  • Traffic

    Traffic 2000

    ★★★★ Rewatched 10 Jan, 2013 1

    Is something wrong with my TV? It's all blue, then orange, then grainy, then ultra clean. Oh wait, nevermind. I'm watching a Soderbergh film. A very good one mind you, but definitely held back a bit by some overt soapboxing.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 22 Mar, 2015

    I kept waiting for the hysterical chant of, "ANIMAL! ANIMAL! ANIMAL!" at the end.