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  • I, Daniel Blake

    I, Daniel Blake

    ★★★★

    Forgot to add this a few days back. It's an absolute marvel how well Loach handles the waves of emotion, going from poignantly funny to heartbreaking without a misstep.

  • Patriots Day

    Patriots Day

    ★★★★

    Was sitting back thinking, "This sounds like a Fincher movie."

    Then I remembered Reznor and Ross were the composers (also has one of the ADR mixers from Gone Girl)

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  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

    ★★★★

    When you're an asshole, you lose your girlfriend.
    When you lose your girlfriend, you get drunk at Harvard.
    When you get drunk at Harvard, you rant on the Internet.
    When you rant on the Internet, you make FaceMash.com.
    When you make FaceMash.com, you crash the system.
    When the system crashes, twins that row crew ask for your help (you hate crew).
    When you hate crew, you steal their idea.
    When you steal their idea, it becomes big.
    When it becomes…

  • Mud

    Mud

    ★★★★

    I re-watched Mud tonight to see if it could live up to my previous viewing. Much like The Place Beyond the Pines, it does add up but it actually improved. TPBTP had one of the greatest acts of the century but faltered after its first 40 minutes. Jeff Nichols’s Mud, however, doesn’t ever really falter at all – consistently great cinema.

    What my re-watch showed me, was that it gets the little things right to amplify the big picture of…