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  • Never Too Young to Die

    Never Too Young to Die 1986

    ★★★★ Rewatched 29 Jun, 2016

    There are not many nice things you can say about Gene Simmons, the person, but Gene Simmons, the actor, really slays in this movie. Vanity is also quite good, while Stamos abandons all sense of his characters youth by the last reel, and goes full-on Uncle Jesse with his quips (although the line about who's clearly "on top" is delivered awfully ). The first reel dragged a little more than I remembered, but once it got going, the chuckles were…

  • Smooth Talk

    Smooth Talk 1985

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Jun, 2016

    This one caught me off guard, like Treat Williams at my screen door, it made me feel unease. I loved the slice-of-life nature of it and beautiful cinematography, but I wasn't expecting the narrative ambiguities and last act abstractness. The runtime was a breeze as well.

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  • Darktown Strutters

    Darktown Strutters 1975

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Jun, 2016

    The pig mask budget on this must of been through the roof.

    After many years of attending Weird Wednesday, I have to admit that the phrase "biker movie" does very little for me. Most films in that genre behave as if just having a congregation of cycles is enough to justify the existence of the film. A lot of them are boring, repetitive, masochistic, and humorless. The "Darktown Strutters" is none of those things. While it is far from a…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 22 Jan, 2015 2

    Full Metal Drum-kit