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  • Wild Boys of the Road 1933

    ★★ Watched 26 Mar, 2014

    Well it delivers on its premise. You do in fact see wild boys on the road. If this film has one thing going for it, its authenticity. A film about teenage runaways in the great depression made during the great depression is about as close to real as you can get outside of a documentary. The scenes of the kids on the trains are good in that regard. I can never not get excited by large groups of people running…

  • The Searchers 1956

    ★★★★ Watched 14 Jan, 2014 1

    I don't think I've ever been so torn over film before.

    One one hand, you have the masterpiece The Searchers. The oddyssey of hate, revenge, racism and obsession. John Wayne plaing both to and against type. Some of the most beautiful cinematography, book-ended by two shots that almost defy words; the first humbling and breathtaking, the last is possibly the most profoundly sad thing I've ever seen in a film. Believe the hype. This is story that can be called…

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  • Romeo and Juliet 1968

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    Really? No reviews on how you got to see a girl's tits in your 9th grade English class? Shit, letterboxd, get it together

  • The Story of Film: An Odyssey 2011

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 Mar, 2013 6

    I think the simplest way to say how great I thought this documentary was is that I watched 15 hours of it over the last three months and want to see 15 more. Its an intelligent, informative and very captivating summary of 120 years of artistic progression in cinema. Even at its mammoth length I feel like the surface was only brimmed, or that Cousins still has so much more to say. There's not much for me to add that…