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  • 52 Pick-Up

    52 Pick-Up 1986

    ★★½ Watched 21 Jun, 2015

    Conceptually and stylistically, this can't hang with the best of Frankenheimer nor the finest Leonard adaptations. Sleaze substitutes for grit. Still somewhat worth it for John Glover's magnificently loud villain, and for a few meme-worthy Roy Scheider freakouts.

  • The Lonely Guy

    The Lonely Guy 1984

    ★★★½ Watched 06 Jun, 2015

    Charles Grodin is my spirit animal.

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  • Coherence

    Coherence 2013

    ★★ Watched 24 Aug, 2014

    There's something here as far as an intriguing concept, but Byrkit and his cast unfortunately don't lift it beyond the appearance of a theatre company interpreting the works of Shane Carruth, attempting to jazz things up with tight shots and unearned jump scenes. The slow-burn execution means we get a lot of "what's that??" exclamations in the dialogue/improvisation before things actually start getting interesting two-thirds of the way in.

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Oct, 2014

    Every generation gets the recessionary, batshit, dressed-to-kill skin-crawler American thriller it deserves.