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  • The Outsider 2005

    ★★★ Watched 19 Apr, 2014

    James Toback has written some great films, but after watching this you can't help but see what a pretentious dick he is. I probably would be too if you asked Robert Downey Jr. about my work and he responded that it felt like Shakespeare never died. Ugh, gimme a break. I mean Woody Allen gets interviewed for god sakes and you call Toback the next Shakespeare???

  • The Raid 2 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Apr, 2014

    I was a big fan of the original Raid and excited to see this film after hearing all the praise. I was also excited that Gareth Evans decided to do more of a traditional narrative instead of a sequel of another group of people trapped in one location (Speed 2, Die Hard 2 anyone?). The movie feels more like The Departed if Leo DiCaprio did more martial arts and beat up rooms full of thugs. The movie takes it's time…

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  • World War Z 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Apr, 2014

    I was thoroughly entertained by this film and always love a good Brad Pitt role but the movie is ultimately divided against itself where you can obviously tell there was multiple rewrites and recuts. There is some amazing sequences and there is one thing that makes it stand above the trend of low budget zombie flicks is production value. The best parts of the film are seeing the zombie apocalypse affect the globe. The Israel scenes and the leading plane…

  • 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…