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  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★ Watched 14 Jul, 2014

    What can I say about Boyhood (2014) after the whole world has proclaimed it a masterpiece. I was skeptical about it before I saw it. Called it condescendingly a "hipster" movie. Can't even define what that means. But I guess it's a movie for a certain kind of audience. I shouldn't have been dismissive and form opinions without watching the movie. But when something is universally lauded the contrarian in me comes alive.

    Now after I've seen it I have…

  • The Fault in Our Stars 2014

    ★★ Watched 07 Jun, 2014

    The only award this movie might win is best euology since there's 17 to choose from. Laura Dern was very moving but the young leads did not rise above the atrocious material and trite dialogue.

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  • Her 2013

    ★★★★ Added

    Spike Jonze's Her is unique. It is unlike any other movie I've seen this year - or any year for that matter. It is aesthetically beautiful, succeeding in building a complete "new" world. Architecture, clothes and above all how people communicate with each other. And it doesn't feel the need to fill you in on this world with tiring exposition. The viewer just discovers it as the movie goes along.

    Set in Los Angeles sometime in the near future, it…

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014

    ★★ Watched 06 May, 2014

    The two stars are for Emma Stone and for Garfield's "laundry sheriff" line.

    Dane DeHaan is very bad. This is the great hope of acting? We are doomed then.