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  • '71

    '71 2014

    ★★★ Watched 30 Aug, 2015

    It's pretty raw, and urban, and perhaps real. I should have watched it with closed-captions. In spite of seeing the protagonist playing with his younger brother, presumably an orphan like him, I didn't really know the guy and wasn't truly moved by his troubles.

  • Atari: Game Over

    Atari: Game Over 2014

    ★★★ Watched 29 Aug, 2015

    Atari: Game Over is pretty realistic with its short 66 minute runtime. In spite of that it still manages to be a bit repetitive as the talking heads back each other up, and in one case the same talking head repeats the same thing in adjacent cuts.

    The subject matter is interesting, and the characters are quite watchable. The documentary seems to have good access to people, yet somehow not the person who can end the urban legend and just…

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  • Top Gun

    Top Gun 1986

    ★★★★★ Added 3

    I've bought the DVD, the soundtrack, watched the making of and dreamed about Kelly McGillis more than one time. The film that did more for Air Force enlistments than anything else will do the same for you.

    If you've ever been holding on too tight with a bunch of oiled up dudes then you will lose your edge over Top Gun again and again.

  • Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

    Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol 2011

    ★★½ Watched 17 Dec, 2011 6

    What did I learn from Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol? Let me see. There are a lot of BMWs in Dubai and Mumbai (coincidence?) and they have safety features you can trust, and cool start controls, and cool wheels and cool grill-lights, what? I haven't seen such gross product placement in a while. Oh yeah, and iPhones. iPhones are cool, iPads are cool, apparently USB cables are cool; but iPhones in rubberised cases? I guess they might knock them around…