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  • Citizenfour

    Citizenfour 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 03 Mar, 2015

    Watching this doc feels like a statement that is constantly repeated throughout the film; You know they're doing it, but when you actually see the planning and the extent to which they go, it's just unbelievable.

  • Brick Mansions

    Brick Mansions 2014

    ★½ Watched 01 Mar, 2015

    Three lines of dialogue followed by ten minutes of action. Cut and paste for 90 minutes.

  • Horrible Bosses 2

    Horrible Bosses 2 2014

    ★½ Watched 28 Feb, 2015

    There is only so much men yelling over each other and Charlie Day screaming that I can take.

  • The Queen of Versailles

    The Queen of Versailles 2012

    ★★ Watched 24 Feb, 2015

    As much as I loathe everything that this woman and her family is, I was entertained and I saw what I wanted to see.

  • Kid Cannabis

    Kid Cannabis 2014

    Watched 23 Feb, 2015

    What a contrast to the marathon of Academy Award nominees I've been watching lately. Honestly, now I'm just dreading all the suggestions Netflix is going to give me now.

  • Ida

    Ida 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Feb, 2015

    Amazing cinematography. Deserves its nomination and gives Birdman a run for its money.

  • The Theory of Everything

    The Theory of Everything 2014

    ★★★ Watched 22 Feb, 2015

    A very charming look into the side of Stephen Hawking that we don't know much about.

  • Ouija

    Ouija 2014

    Watched 22 Feb, 2015

    I've seen a lot of horror movies and I'm just impressed that the people making this movie wanted to put their name on it in the end.

  • Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

    Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 2013

    ★½ Watched 21 Feb, 2015

    Well, I watched this movie. That was a thing that I did.

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

    ★★½ Watched 19 Feb, 2015 3

    This is my first Wes Anderson film to watch ever, and while I appreciate the style and class of the storytelling, cinematography, and humor, it relies far too heavily on situational comedy, of which I did not care for.

  • Still Alice

    Still Alice 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Feb, 2015

    Really strong performances all around. Lots of feels, as expected.

  • The Imitation Game

    The Imitation Game 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Feb, 2015

    It's always a joy when a film based on historical events entertains like it's made up.