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  • Life Itself 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Aug, 2014

    All the feels. ALL of them.

  • Blue Ruin 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Aug, 2014

    I spent much of my childhood/young adult life where this movie spends its first 15-20 minutes. So perhaps I was just hooked from the start more immediately than others, but I really dug most of this. Especially after just seeing The Raid 2, a coincidental-yet-still-interesting counterpoint to that movie and style of revenge movie which features visceral violence. Good stuff.

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  • Identity Thief 2013

    ½ Watched 07 Mar, 2013 5

    I cannot fully express how much I hated this movie and how painful it was to sit through. It's supposedly a comedy, but none of the jokes are funny. I chuckled once at the very beginning for an Ayn Rand/Fountainhead joke from Jon Favreau and at the very end when Melissa McCarthy is talking to the kids. That's it.

    It's so incompetent, so boring and sooooo looonnnnngggggg, that I considered walking out about three different times. It takes a lot…

  • After Earth 2013

    Watched 30 May, 2013 2

    A gigantic, boring, ugly, nonsensical, poorly written, directed and acted piece of shit vanity project.

    Apparently, in the future (a mere 1000 years or so), evolution has turned Earth back over to the dinosaurs and while humanity has mastered lightspeed and deep space homing beacons, we still fight with pointy sticks.

    M. Night Shyamalan literally does almost nothing interesting, although to be fair to him, this is sub-par material from the start. Jaden Smith is asked to do things he…