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  • The Martian

    The Martian 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 03 Oct, 2015

    I'm not entirely convinced that Ridley Scott's 'The Martian' would offer anything new or compelling on a repeat viewing but as a singular piece of entertainment it works in spades: beautifully made, engaging, well-acted, and has one helluva crowd-pleasing ending. Get plenty of popcorn to munch for this one!

  • The Walk

    The Walk 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 30 Sep, 2015

    Robert Zemeckis had me by the balls with this one.

    Never has a movie with so relatively a simple plot played with my emotions to a manner that this one did. There are no adversaries. There is no tempestuous love story. There is no shocking betrayal or loss. This is merely the story of a man with an idea and seeing how he pulled it off.

    But what an idea it is.

    I already knew this story was compelling from…

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  • Bowling for Columbine

    Bowling for Columbine 2002

    ★★★★★ Added

    Michael Moore has the power to turn people against each other in record time if you happen to disagree on his merits as a documentary filmmaker but with Bowling For Columbine I truly believe he defined a time period of American history better than any other cinematic resource. He asks some very difficult questions here that ultimately can't be answered definitively but as a conversation starter this is perfection.
    The saddest thing about it though is that 10 years later…

  • Argo

    Argo 2012

    ★★★★★ Added 1

    If someone had told me ten years ago that Ben Affleck was about to direct three standout films in a row with the third film destined for numerous Oscar nominations, I would have slapped said person hard and unleashed a barrage of expletives at him/her with a thick (and horribly fake) Boston accent. At the time no one would have thought me out of line, but sure enough, Affleck has proven me wrong in a very big way.

    In many…