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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 08 May, 2015

    Ex Machina is destined to be on a list of movies from superstars you may have missed (along side titles from Tom Hardy, Michael Fassbender, etc etc). It also likely contains some sizable plot holes or shortcomings in terms of logic, so I've been trying not to analyze the details too closely. Those things being said, it's still a very good wide-release with lots to like.

    The biggest takeaway, though probably not most integral to the film's success, is Oscar…

  • The Darjeeling Limited

    The Darjeeling Limited 2007

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Apr, 2015

    I'm surprised to see a lot of under 4 ratings on my friends list, as this might be my favorite Wes Anderson film. The last third stalls a bit, and it feels long for 91 minutes, but I still think this is Anderson's best work out of the 5 films I've seen. His 2 latest hit films have nothing that Darjeeling doesn't have, aside from a clean whitewash and polish of everything on screen. Darjeeling is gritty and we get…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    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

    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…