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  • The Shaolin Temple 1982

    ★★★ Watched 18 Jul, 2014

    Decent kung fu flick with some good fight scenes and pretty much as compelling a story as one can expect from these flicks. Standard "you killed my father/master/whatever" revenge story.

    Does feature a very young Jet Li, and some graphic depictions of Asian men eating a dog.

  • Local Legends

    ★★★★ Added

    Despite it's low production values, and (at times) college-film feel, Local Legends is a surprisingly fun, intelligent, and engaging look into the offbeat life of the filmmaker. It hovers right on the believable edge between real-life biography and comedic tall tale, but that seems wholly appropriate for the guy with a band called "The Toilet Bowl Cleaners."

    Definitely worth a watch, if you can find it (it's available on YouTube at the time of this review).

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  • Ninja III: The Domination 1984

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Feb, 2014 1

    Sort of like mashing together The Exorcist, Poltergeist, Samurai Cop, any Sho Kosugi movie, Flashdance, and Tron.

    So, awesome, obviously.

  • Dredd 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 02 Mar, 2014 2

    Even without having ever read the comic, I somehow feel that I can assure any fan that this is the best adaptation they will ever hope to see. The action is great, the conceit is superb, and it doesn't try to put on airs or be something it isn't. It's just a great action film, with some great characters.

    Removed a star because, let's face it, that helmet is just a tad to big for Urban's head. That or his…