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  • Before I Go to Sleep 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Feb, 2015

    Best Nicole Kidman movie in a while. Had elements of Memento and What Lies Beneath. Solid mystery with an unreliable narrator. Great supporting roles from Colin Firth and the always excellent Mark Strong.

  • Identity 2003

    ★★★★ Rewatched 24 Jan, 2015

    This is one of those films that doesn't stand up to repeat viewings unfortunately. One of my favorite films, I can still remember seeing this in the theater and being blown away. It was my most anticipated film for 2003 and had one of the best trailers ever. 10 strangers are drawn to a lonely Nevada motel during a rainstorm and people start to die one-by-one. The appeal of this film and others like it are really from that first…

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  • Frank 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Jan, 2015 3

    The music in this is amazing. Reminds me a bit of The Doors and some old Smashing Pumpkins jam sessions mixed together. When they really get going, it is really quite excellent stuff. Who knew Michael Fassbender could sing like that? His scene at the end of the film gave me chills. Not the film that I expected as it meandered a bit in the middle but the ending made up for it. An interesting look at the relationship and…

  • War Horse 2011

    ★½ Watched 26 Jul, 2012 3

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The Story of The Bad Luck Horse

    So basically this is a story about a horse and all of the lives that are negatively touched by the horse. ;)

    It starts with the main boy's father overpaying for the horse and nearly losing his entire life's savings to keep the horse. Once they bring it home, they are threatened with eviction and being tossed out on the street. Finally, a flood comes and destroys their entire crops, leaving the family…