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  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest 2009

    Rewatched 24 Jul, 2016 2

    While Lisbeth is for sure the main topic of the second and third books/films, the character is relegated to watching from the sidelines while Mikael tries to save the day. Her dwindling presence coincides with the series becoming less and less interesting; Lisbeth Salander is why people read these books and watch these films--not Mikael. And such, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest is a little bit of a slog to get through as we're taken beyond the governmental red tape to navigate a political web of lies and cover-ups.

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2009

    Rewatched 23 Jul, 2016

    Noomi Rapace > Rooney Mara

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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…