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  • New York Stories 1989

    ★★½ Watched 22 Feb, 2015

    The Coppola part is one of the most unbearably shit things I've ever seen committed to film. It's so bad I'd consider the erasing of The Godfather 1 and 2, Apocalypse Now and The Conversation from celluloid history just to unsee the fucking thing. Awful. Just awful. Awful awful awful. Awful.

    Awful.

  • Kraftwerk: Pop Art 2013

    ★★★ Watched 08 Feb, 2015

    This documentary would be considerably improved with;

    MORE---------> old footage of Kraftwerk
    MORE---------> Can
    MORE---------> Derrick May

    LESS----------> Paul Morley

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  • 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 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.