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  • Torn Curtain

    Torn Curtain 1966

    ★★ Watched 08 Dec, 2016

    Probably the most boring spy caper ever made. I'm sure we watched two men writing on a chalk board for about half the film. Oh Hitch, you let me down.

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    Last Year at Marienbad 1961

    ★★½ Watched 18 Jun, 2016

    I met you last year. 
    No you didn't. 
    Yes I did. 
    No you didn't. 
    Yes I did. 
    No you didn't. 
    Yes I did. 
    No you didn't.

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  • 127 Hours

    127 Hours 2010

    ★★★★½ Watched 02 Jan, 2014

    For God's sake, stop touching that nerve! :-0

  • Black Swan

    Black Swan 2010

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Apr, 2012 1

    Surely director Darren Aronofsky intended this to be a homage to the great Roman Polanski? The similarities, stylistically and narratively, to both Rosemary's Baby and Repulsion are evident throughout. Natalie Portman is superb as a prima ballerina obsessed with the idea that fellow ballerina Mila Kunis might be a better performer than her, or worse, might actually want to become her. Portman's character reminded me of both heroines of the two Polanski films, being very mouselike and shy, almost apologetic…