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  • Blood Games

    Blood Games 1990

    ★★ Watched 20 May, 2015

    "The check is in the mail."

    Incredible film print.
    Funny hats and slogan shirts including a prominent Rowdy Piper shirt.
    I haven't seen this much subliminal Pepsi imagery in a movie since "Twister."
    A lot of screen-time allotted slow motion, "male gaze," and the comedic bumblings and birthday boy daddy issues of rapists, BUT no screen-time given to developing any of the female roles into actual characters, or hell, even spending a little time setting-up the initial hustle of Babe…

  • River's Edge

    River's Edge 1986

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 May, 2015

    "The check is in the mail."

    This was my first time watching this, and only a few weeks after revisiting "Over the Edge." Both films have flourishes of melodrama that toe the line of sentimentality, but ultimately work extremely well. This one though, from the opening shot and musical accompaniment, has a nervous energy and bleakness to it that the other film doesn't.

    On the car ride after the movie my friend and I discussed the film. He found it…

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  • The Unholy Rollers

    The Unholy Rollers 1972

    ★★★½ Rewatched 16 Oct, 2013 1

    The Claudia Jennings show! It's almost as if she is acting in a different movie, a better movie. This movie though has a lot to offer, really lively cinematography, an excess of 70's flair, and a lot of charm. For all the goofy voice-over work and fun montages set to 50's Rock N' Roll, there are at least 3 dramatic scenes that really illustrate Jennings' chops. All in all, this is a really charming movie.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 22 Jan, 2015 2

    Full Metal Drum-kit