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  • Final Destination 5

    Final Destination 5 2011

    ★★½ Watched 15 Oct, 2015

    This installment received higher praise than many of the previous sequels, primarily because of the twist ending I'm guessing, which was neat I admit, but this is basically the same routine from this franchise.

    People watch these movies for the inventive (or not) ways in which people die, that's about it. The plot hasn't changed. Death is cheated, it comes to collect the survivors, blah blah blah.

    What also hasn't progressed in this franchise is the quality of the acting,…

  • Compliance

    Compliance 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 14 Oct, 2015

    Compliance is a movie that forces the viewer to wonder what they would do in a similar situation. As a person who went to school for criminal justice, it didn't take me long notice that a scam was taking place. But not everyone looks for the same identifiers that I do, and as this film refers to the Milgram Experiment, we know that many people have varying degrees of willingness when it comes to obeying orders from an authority figure.…

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 07 Nov, 2014

    The final 30-45 minutes of Nightcrawler contain some of the most gripping cinema you will see this year. It is an insane, adrenaline-fueled ending that will have the viewer on the edge of their seat, on pins and needles, white-knuckled, and any other overused critic line you can think of. I'm not sure how interested I would have been in Dan Gilroy's debut had it not been for the magnificent first trailer. The ones that followed weren't as crazy, but…

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 27 Dec, 2013

    "I'm never eating at Benihana again. I don't care whose birthday it is."

    The Wolf of Wall Street, Scorsese's 23rd feature and his 5th collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio, is just damn brilliant.

    It is one of the best films of the year. Every cast and crew member is firing on all cylinders. I was tempted to say this is DiCaprio's Goodfellas in terms of his tenure under Scorsese's wing because it has more in common with that, but from a…