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  • Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 2015

    Watched 27 Nov, 2014 3

    For all you Star Wars nerds, get ready.

    "The internet has been ablaze ever since the initial announcement dropped of a Force Awakens teaser trailer being released in select theaters on Thanksgiving Day, and the subsequent release of the participating theaters. Well, it seems things are only going to get crazier in the world of Star Wars teaser trailers. In addition to seeing some familiar faces, it looks like we might be getting more than one teaser trailer this Thanksgiving…

  • Happy Christmas 2014

    ★½ Watched 26 Nov, 2014 4

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    I don't usually watch films that I expect to suck but I was in the mood for (what I thought was going to be) a comedy and, given the time of the year, sorta felt like watching a holiday film so I threw caution to the wind and pressed 'play'. Plus, Anna Kendrick is in this, so…..

    I have no idea who writer-director Joe Swanberg is but apparently he also did Drinking Buddies--another Kendrick letdown. Both…

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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…