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  • Holes 2003

    ★★★ Rewatched 19 Jul, 2014

    When I was kid this was my favorite book. I used to hate reading back then but I must've read this half a dozen times. Looking back, the story is nothing great and is really rather predictable. However, the air of recklessness about kids at a juvenile camp is probably what drew me to the story. At that age, kids nicknamed Magnet and Zig-Zag were awesome. Now, less so.

    A number of days ago I was scrolling through the TV…

  • The Raid 2 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Jul, 2014 4

    Best of My 2014
    2014 Ranked
    Foreign Flavor

    I gave the first film 4 stars and I'm giving this one 4 stars as well--I liked both equally and thought both were equally awesome.

    Staring off with the story, since it's the least important part of this series, I have to admit that I'm not a fan of films that utilize the "only one man can save us" or the "the most dangerous killer in…

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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…