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  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Jan, 2016

    A bloody, witty, whodunit in the style of Agatha Christie (remote location, many suspects, isolated, someone not who they say they are, clues, resolution). This is, of course, Christie through the eyes of Quentin Tarantino so it serves up less tea and more poisoned coffee, less chit-chat and more 4-letter, politically correct language, and the resolution is not a call to Scotland Yard but gunpowder and daggers. A truly wonderful cast with Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Lee (an actress…

  • Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie

    Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie 2013

    ★★★★ Rewatched 26 Aug, 2015

    Donald Trump --eat your heart out!

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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice 2014

    ★★★ Watched 11 Jan, 2015

    A series of inconsequential events that befall a large group of characters about whom we care little as told by a director who could care less how much of the chronicles that enfold we understand -- that's what I got out of IV. Did I mention the famous actors involved? Joaquin Phoenix, looking like Charlie Manson in the second trimester of a hygiene strike; Josh Brolin mean, lean and chewing up a mouthful of pot leaves like Popeye on spinach;…

  • Eat Drink Man Woman

    Eat Drink Man Woman 1994

    ★★★★ Added

    A pleasant surprise.