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  • Serpico

    Serpico 1973

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 29 Jan, 2016

    What I really need is for someone to compile all of Serpico's increasingly ridiculous undercover disguises all in one place; the orthodox Jew one is straight out of a dated Two Ronnie's sketch.

  • Bill Cunningham New York

    Bill Cunningham New York 2010

    ★★★½ Watched 24 Jan, 2016


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  • Rolling Thunder

    Rolling Thunder 1977

    ★★★★½ Watched 16 Dec, 2014

    'I wanna get my hands on those murdering bastards.'
    'That'll pass Cliff, everything passes.'

    Woah. I was not expecting that. Like an existential 'First Blood' that transcends 'revenge movie' into something far weightier through a brilliant script and lead performances.

    It predates and near-enough renders 'First Blood' worthless guff. And I [used to] love 'First Blood'.

  • The Man Without a Past

    The Man Without a Past 2002

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Dec, 2013 1

    "I wonder if this was a wise thing to do?"

    "God knows, but let them dance."

    I especially liked the Matti Pellonpää portrait.