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  • The Unbelievers 2013

    ★★ Watched 15 Sep, 2014 1


    I like Dawkins, I like Krauss. I like lots of other people in this doc. But wow is it boring and not enlightening in the least. We get short soundbites and some clunky transitioning but nothing educational. The filmmakers are preaching to atheist fanboys without any attempt to reach anyone else. Well, they don't have to necessarily reach out to anyone else, but at least present some full arguments to help educate people. As is, all this is doing…

  • Leviathan 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 Sep, 2014

    Day 5 of my 6 at TIFF, and I was fortunate enough to see this gem. The programmer who introduced the film went as far as calling it a masterpiece, and while I'm not quite ready to say that, I'm also not going to argue against it.

    Leviathan is a brutal critique of Russian culture, politics, and plenty more I'm sure I missed. It centers around a small Russian town in which a man and his family are fighting against…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Apr, 2012 22

    Let's be real, this is more a work of art than anything some old French or Italian dude painted a bunch of years ago. You don't have to watch any other movie to know that this is the best Sci-Fi movie ever made. One of the best movies, period. Amazing shot after amazing shot, through the entire film. It only takes you about five minutes into the movie to realize you are watching something truly amazing, and Kubrick doesn't disappoint.…

  • Tyrannosaur 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Jun, 2012 2

    This is a very powerful movie, led by a strong lead performance by Peter Mullan. He stars as Joseph, a rageful and violent man who is starting to see his own flaws but can't seem to change. He meets a woman, Hannah, and the movie documents a transitioning time in both their lives.

    I kind of put off watching this, these intense emotionally painful movies are not what I'm usually in the mood to watch, but this wasn't as hard…