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  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 2005

    ★★★½ Rewatched 14 Dec, 2014 1

    Felt great to finally watch something after my hiatus.

    Way better than I remember it. You really notice a lot more plot elements that the film pokes fun at itself and the buddy-cop genre in general. Great ensemble, and I'm still upset that Val Kilmer doesn't get better roles like Gay Perry, here - he's on par with RDJ here.

  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles 1987

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Nov, 2014

    Forgot to log this.

    Every time I rewatch this, I find something even better about it. This time I really noticed just how great Hughes' editing here -- really boosting all the scenes comedically, narratively, and technically.

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  • The Social Network 2010

    ★★★★ Rewatched 12 Mar, 2014 12

    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 2012

    ★★★★ Rewatched 11 Aug, 2013 11

    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…