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  • The Big Short

    The Big Short 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 27 May, 2016

    This was pretty awe inspiring. Once I got past Steve Carell's 'Michael Scarn'-esque portrayal of his character (I had to get past it...I 100% got past it, but it was absolutely something that took me time to get past) I feel like this is was a very-special movie, and a rare feat in filmmaking. I can't even express how much more respect I have for Adam McKay now. I've liked a lot of his movies, but this is an entirely…

  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 26 May, 2016

    I think I enjoyed hanging out with this version of Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling more than I actually enjoyed following the plot of/keeping up with what was happening in the movie. Also, the one downfall of places like Alamo Drafthouse (which I deeply love and cherish, but still..) is that someone brings me beer, repeatedly, directly to my seat. This may have contributed to me giving less and less of a shit about the plot, but still enjoying hanging…

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  • My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro 1988

    ★★★★★ Watched 31 Aug, 2012

    It might be ok if every movie suddenly and magically became this movie. Instant favorite animated film ever.

  • Tales of Halloween

    Tales of Halloween 2015

    ½ Watched 31 Oct, 2015 1

    I'm probably just going to review this as I watch from this point...I just watched Lucky McKee's segment, and if it gets worse, I may leave it unfinished. Also, I don't give a shit at this point about the titles of each segment, so imma just number them.

    1. Pretty solid intro, showed potential. Other than the candy left on the floor when the parents arrived. There was candy. They didn't eat it all. Get your shit straight.
    2. Almost…