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  • Zero Hour!

    Zero Hour! 1957

    ★★★ Rewatched 04 Feb, 2016

    Only got to see the last 45 minutes or so with the Drive-In Mob, but is it ever hard to watch this without quoting Airplane! every second. The ZAZ team really timed every joke perfectly, kept in almost every overwrought line worthy of keeping in, and added gags and subplots masterfully. Even without the Airplane! connection, however, this is worth seeing for the sight of a pissed off Sterling Hayden practically slapping Dana Andrews through a mike, and for the…

  • Greetings Bait

    Greetings Bait 1943

    ★★★ Watched 02 Feb, 2016

    Okay short, but it is a little weird hearing that particular Mel Blanc voice coming out of a bait worm. The title and the voices are apparently a joke based off of Jerry Colonna, but for someone who had to read that to get it, it's basically a fun little cartoon.

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  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Nov, 2014

    Very well made, fun piece of sci-fi with just enough of a message about class to make it qualify as actual sci-fi rather than just an action movie set in the future. The eclectic cast (all on the money) ads to the charm and helps smooth over some occasionally dodgy effects. Wish more "blockbuster spectaculars" had this much personality and effort behind them. Chris Evans continues to show that he really needs to be in more good roles than just playing Captain America.

  • The Getaway

    The Getaway 1972

    ★★★★ Rewatched 12 Aug, 2012 8

    Just my second time watching this, this time on the big screen (though it was "digital" not a print, so not as good as it should have been). The Peckinpah action scenes are amazing in that setting, and the score by Quincy Jones is quite good, and a little out of the ordinary for both the director and genre. A great cast of character actors is backing McQueen and McGraw, but it's McGraw (and her poorly written character-I blame Walter…