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  • Revenge

    Revenge 1990

    ★★ Watched 10 Feb, 2016

    I love revenge flicks, and always wanted to see this, but never got around to it. Now that I have I can see I wasn't missing anything. What we have here is the most cookie-cutter of tales concerning vengeance: man sleeps with friend's wife, friend retaliates and leaves man for dead, man comes back and seeks revenge.

    I'll give credit where it's due. Tony Scott directs this weak material with a sure hand. The editing, music, pace, and locations are…

  • Kansas: Miracles Out Of Nowhere

    Kansas: Miracles Out Of Nowhere 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Jun, 2015

    I saw this documentary in June of 2015 and finally Letterboxd has added it!

    What I do remember is that this was a pretty standard documentary overall. I would have liked it to be longer as I prefer the comprehensive, album-by-album method, but what they did present was solid. Kansas is comprised of the most un-rock star group of guys you could meet. They are just normal, humble, and happy people who just happen to be exceedingly talented and responsible…

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  • 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…

  • 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…