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  • Mean Streets

    Mean Streets 1973

    Watched 28 Jun, 2015

    The Films of Martin Scorsese Ranked
    Less Than Expected

    After only 20 minutes or so I was hurting for this thing to be over. I think I deserve an award for sticking it out through the remaining hour and a half. Mean Streets is just so bad. Robert DeNiro's character is one of the most annoying that I've ever had the displeasure of viewing. Plus, get a haircut, eh Bobby?

  • Savages

    Savages 2012

    ★½ Rewatched 27 Jun, 2015

    "'I have orgasms. He has war-gasms.'"
    (Yes, that's a real quote from a real movie)

    Ever since the trailer for Denis Villeneuve's Sicario hit the Internet a number of days ago I've had an annoying urge to rewatch this. It was, of course, the brilliance of a sinister Benicio Del Toro that fostered the correlation.

    The first time I saw Savages was an advance screening at the studio. Back then, three years ago, I thought this was an average film:…

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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…