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  • The Taking of Deborah Logan 2014

    ★★½ Watched 12 Dec, 2014

    One of the better found footage movies of late. It has a great concept and actually has it's characters do non-dumb horror character choices throughout the film. The movie has some nice jump scares and an incredibly creepy lead actress (remember that creepy shushing woman from Shutter Island. Yea! That broad!). I wouldn't watch it again but it's a better horror film than some of the crap in theaters.

  • Copenhagen 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 12 Dec, 2014

    This movie is actually a well-made debut indie drama that doesn't become the trademark indie mumblecore garbage but has assured cinematography, very flawed characters, a nice soundtrack, and a well-told story. The movie is part love-story/finding yourself drama/part family mystery. I thought that both parts gelled nicely and both paid off nicely as well. The lead character is initially very douchey but is never enough of a jerk to derail the film. The big controversy of the film is about…

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  • Nebraska 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Jan, 2014

    Alexander Payne is the master of good, quirky family drama without dialing up the quirk. This movie wasn't the masterpiece I was hoping for but I am a definite sucker for Father-Son drama, black & white cinematography, and movies about small towns. All the acting is superb especially Bruce Dern and June Squibb who are never affectionate but feel so real as an old couple. Actually the whole family feels extremely real and that's what I loved most about. Even Will…

  • Enemy 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Jun, 2014 1

    One of my most anticipated of 2014 turns out to be one of the best of the year for me. Some people will go into watching this expecting something straightforward or a standard thriller. This film is definitely more of a complex, psychological film that is creepy and engulfing to watch. Jake Gyllenhaal nails the dual roles, the camerawork and score are all moody and add to the atmosphere. I wish the film was longer and explained some things but Holy Shit, did my heart stop at that ending. Wow.