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  • Colonia

    Colonia 2015

    Watched 24 Apr, 2016

    Not until literally the last 5 minutes of this did I realize that Emma Watson was supposed to be playing a German citizen. They had mentioned her last name earlier in the film and it does sound German but she spends the entirety of the film prancing around with her English accent. I know we all hate when foreigners try to emulate a certain accent but not even trying felt worse.

    It might be weird but there's something about cults…

  • Changeling

    Changeling 2008

    Watched 24 Apr, 2016

    Best of My 2016 | Pleasant Surprises
    Top 5 Angelina Jolie Films

    Installment in my Actor Arc Challenge

    I approached this viewing of Changeling with a little bit of trepidation. It's is incredibly long and it is is directed by Clint Eastwood--my record with his films is spotty at best. However, I am pleasantly surprised that I liked the film quite a lot. I still do think it's a little too long but, contrary to other films, that didn't bother…

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  • Seven Psychopaths

    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

    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…