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  • Tears of the Sun 2003

    ★★★½ Rewatched 26 Jul, 2014

    After a long day I just really wanted an action-packed shoot 'em up that I didn't have to think about or analyze--one that I could just relax and take in. Tears of the Sun was one a film that I really liked when I was younger as it was about badass military guys with guns; years later it is still pretty cool.

    One of the things that struck me this time around was the stereotypes involved. Of course you'd have…

  • The Two Escobars 2010

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Jul, 2014

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    Best of My 2014

    Before I ever knew what ESPN's 30 for 30 series was I had heard about this documentary. I knew nothing of the subject matter but it sounded interesting. Since then, it's been on my watch list for something like 4 years. Luckily for me Netflix decided to remove this in a few days so I was forced to watch it. Whenever this occurs I tend to have mixed results; fortunately…

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  • Seven Psychopaths 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 14 Oct, 2012 4

    I was so taken aback by Martin McDonagh's first feature film, In Bruges. I did not think it would be that great or that funny, but somehow Martin blended perfect amounts of comedy, action, and drama together to make one kickass film. Thus, when I heard his sophomore effort was coming out I knew that I had to see it. Plus, not only does Colin Farrell return but Sam-Fucking-Rockwell is in it, and he is one hell of an actor.…

  • Gravity 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Oct, 2013 13

    Whoa. That was the best thriller I've seen in a long time. I can't even remember a film that "had me thrilled" more than this one; I was literally clenched for 90%+ of this film.

    Unfortunately, when I arrived to the theater someone was in the seat that I had bought for myself so I just snagged another. But then, of course, the rightful owner of that seat came. By this point, George Clooney was regaling the audience with his…