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  • Arn: The Knight Templar

    Arn: The Knight Templar 2007

    ★★★ Watched 02 Jun, 2012 2

    Via an Amazon review, I learned that what I saw is a cobbled together 2 hour version of a 6 part mini-series, released specifically for the North American market, emphasizing the action-y parts over the actual story. Which pretty much explains everything I didn't like about it.

  • Attack the Block

    Attack the Block 2011

    ★★★★★ Added

    One of my favorite alien invasion movies, ever.

  • Clash

    Clash 2009

    ★★★ Watched 19 Feb, 2012

    Le plot is not so great. But then she flips herself in the air, wraps her legs around some dude's neck, and takes him to the ground to punch the crap out of him. Who needs plot? Also, good cinematography.

  • Conan the Barbarian

    Conan the Barbarian 2011

    Watched 07 Oct, 2012

    ha ha ha ha ha ha haha ha hahahaha hahaha haha ha ha

  • Drive

    Drive 2011

    ★★★ Watched 11 Mar, 2012

    I don't think Ryan Gosling was robbed of his Oscar.

  • Haywire

    Haywire 2011

    ★★★ Added

    Everything you've read about her acting skills is fairly true, but unlike a lot of supposedly badass female-driven movies, she gets the shit beaten out of her and also beats the shit out of almost everyone in the movie, even squeezing someone to death with her thighs so why wouldn't you watch this movie?

  • Howling

    Howling 2012

    ★★ Added

    If you name a movie "Howling" and you mention "mysterious dog attacks" in the description, then it should be about werewolves. This wasn't.

  • I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK

    I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK 2006

    ★★★ Added

    Imaginative, weird, occasional bouts of unexpected violence. But where I should have been emotionally anchored in the romantic pairing, I was instead oddly distanced.

  • I Saw the Devil

    I Saw the Devil 2010

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Mar, 2012

    So intense, I actually covered my eyes with my hands.

  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 03 May, 2012

    Fukunaga, the director, seemed to really understand that there is an underlying horror story to Jane Eyre.

    Even knowing the plot upside-down and inside-out, there were times when I worried (in a good way) that just maybe Bertha was gonna jump out and start murdering some governesses, Freddie Kruger style.

  • Limitless

    Limitless 2011

    ★★ Added

    Pill poppers keep extra stashes around. All Bradley Cooper needed was one of those Mon-Fri pill containers from CVS in his desk drawer, with some decoy aspirin mixed in.

  • Merantau

    Merantau 2009

    ★★★★ Watched 02 Dec, 2012

    If the story wasn't terribly original, I loved the setting, the characters, and the glimpse of life in Jakarta (assuming not everyone is battling human traffickers on the streets everyday). Also, great, kinetic, almost unbelievable fight scenes.