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  • Interstellar 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 04 Nov, 2014 10

    Interstellar is fun, and an enjoyable movie, but it is a carbon copy of other films, bringing nothing new to the table.

    This is basically what Christopher Nolan is known for, taking a lowly genre and adding some "epicness." He does the same thing here, but he is borrowing so heavily from other sources it's hard to give him any credit. Same old cliches, same old "save the earth" premise, just a new shinier version.

    The film starts off on…

  • Winter Sleep 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Oct, 2014 5

    Now I understand how this film makes Once Upon a Time in Anatolia feel like 90 minute action flick. It is long. Ceylan acknowledged as much, and hoped we weren't tired, as we slowly left behind the scheduled 7pm start time.

    The film is about a couple, and older man and his young wife. He is wealthy, owning various properties and mainly running a small hotel. There is a main plot line involving some of his tenants, and some tensions…

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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…