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  • The Apartment 1960

    ★★★ Watched 31 Aug, 2014 2

    Best of My 2014

    Well, at the behest of Jonnie I checked out The Apartment. I honestly don't recall how he came to recommend it to me but I do remember that shortly thereafter I stumbled across it when browsing Netflix. Now, Netflix is taking it down for whatever reason and I made sure to squeeze it into my schedule.

    I've had bad luck overall with "old films". Within the last handful of years I've tried to increase…

  • Vertical Limit 2000

    ★★★½ Rewatched 31 Aug, 2014 2

    I'm not entirely sure why all of a sudden I had a burning desire to rewatch this. It's been in my Netflix queue for awhile and I haven't seen it in years but for one reason or another I've really wanted to watch it again. Then, Netflix decides that they're going to take it down and forced my hand a little--but in a good way.

    The opening scene of this film is freaking intense. Part of that is probably down…

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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…