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  • Among Those Present

    Among Those Present 1921

    ★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2016

    Amusing class comedy with a big finish involving a lot of animal stunts and Lloyd trying to avoid embarrassment after he loses his pants. It's a fun short though it does take a little while to really get going.

  • Vacation

    Vacation 2015

    ★★½ Watched 15 Sep, 2016

    Relatively pointless late sequel/reboot that has a grown up Rusty taking his family on a spur of the moment recreation of his own terrible family trip. There is a lot more gross out humor and mean spirited humor but some of the guest bits are very funny (Hemsworth, Day) , making this a fitfully amusing watch with the right group,

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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…