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  • The Children 1980

    ★★½ Watched 22 Nov, 2013

    Who can hug a child?

  • On the Town 1949

    ★★★½ Rewatched 28 Aug, 2014

    Gene Kelly's the man, but Betty Garrett and Alice Pearce pretty much own this.

    Also, two of the three women characters unapologetically want to fuck, and the movie, to its credit, has no opinion on that.

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    ★★ Watched 06 Jan, 2013 10

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

  • Dredd 2012

    ★½ Watched 15 Apr, 2013 9

    Okay hotshots, pop quiz: you’re making a movie and your title character is a male badass law enforcement agent who never takes off his helmet and is so devoted to the law that he’s more or less a robot. Your second character, his partner, is the opposite of him in nearly every way: a woman, a rookie, and due to a clever plot development, never wears a helmet.

    With me? So: how do you write the female character? That is,…