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  • The Interview

    The Interview 2014

    ★★★ Watched 29 Dec, 2014

    So, the infamous Interview.

    A rather silly comedy, annoyingly topical, obviously made for a generation growing up with lazy North Korea memes on the internet. Pandering at times with its constant pop culture name-dropping and quotations (the lengthy Eminem cold open, Katy Perry, the Ricin). Lots of butt humor, too. And surprisingly gratuitous violence.

    As a comedy, this was pretty much a one-trick pony, but they got the pacing right. The acting was acceptable as well. Had me laughing a…

  • The Last Unicorn

    The Last Unicorn 1982

    ★★ Watched 28 Dec, 2014

    This was pretty terrible.

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey 1968

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 12 Jan, 2013 1

    *** Part of Lise's "Hal’s Birthday – watch 2001 on Sat Jan 12 2013" project ***

    Started watching around 22:00 CET. Consumed a moderate amount of a technically illegal but generally accepted recreational drug. Been several years since my last viewing, I was looking forward to it.


    First thought during Dawn of Man sequence: "The history of Man is grand."

    What if the monolith wasn't supposed to do anything, except being there? I mean, the mere existence of something…

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    Watched 16 Jan, 2014 1

    Everything about this film is a lie. The characters are laughable, their motives absolutely incomprehensible. Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character is dumber than a block of wood. The "twist" is a joke. The dialogue is atrocious. Everything that's supposed to be meaningful or empathetic feels manipulative and moronic. It fucking runs for nearly three hours!

    It's a film's equivalent to this.