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  • The Little Rascals Save the Day 2014

    ★★★★★ Added

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • Citizen Kane 1941

    ★★★★★ Added 4

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • The Rolling Stones: Sweet Summer Sun - Hyde Park Live 2013

    ★★★★★ Added

    As a Rolling Stones fanatic for 37 years, I can say “Sweet Summer Sun” blew me away and exceeded every expectation. It might be the best Stones concert I've ever seen.

    What don’t I like about it? Hmm. I don’t like the way Mick rushes the lyrics to the chorus of “Doom And Gloom.” I’m not that crazy about the occasional slow motion effects, though sometimes it does look pretty cool and provides a little bit of visual variety. There’s…

  • Pulp Fiction 1994

    ★★★★★ Added

    I seriously considered docking it half a star because frankly I think the long sequence about cleaning up the bloody car is boring and unnecessary. It doesn't add much to the film, and seems to only serve the purpose of getting Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta to change their clothes (a fun touch as well as a necessary marker because the story is told out of sequence.) There are a few other nitpicks that I could make, but the…

  • JFK 1991

    ★★★★★ Added

    Ultimately a great film, and possibly f the most influential of all time in terms of inspiring government legislation. As art, it's a little bit overcooked. Garrison jumping at the sound of a flashback was pretty corny. And some could say that at times it's way overlit, but it does help make the movie look better than average. It has an all-star cast that makes for entertaining viewing. Director Oliver Stone's kid as Jasper Garrison was the worst, though. The…

  • Psycho 1960

    ★★★★★ Added

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • Strictly Ballroom 1992

    ★★★★★ Added

    Nothing supernatural in this story, but still plenty of magic. It's a colorful romantic comedy with loads of style and flair despite a low budget. Some may think the humor is a bit too broad at times, but I think the cartoonish aspects are balanced perfectly with the more serious parts. The cast is friendly and appealing, and the fairly direct plot moves along at a fast clip. It's just easy going fun that celebrates life. Sunny, uplifting, inspiring, touching...…

  • Anonymous Celebrities: Animatic 2005

    ★★★★★ Added

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut 1999

    ★★★★★ Added

    A great musical and meta comedy stuffed with funny songs and an epic plot. There's a little third act fatigue, but most of the film is so sharp and original that it's still thoroughly entertaining from beginning to end. This was a rewatch of an old favorite for me, but I was surprised at how much I had forgotten and how quickly the ambitious story moves along. One of my all time favorites, and a film I know I'll be able to enjoy again in the future.

  • House of 1000 Corpses 2003

    ★★★★★ Added

    This is a rewatch for me, but it's been about five years. I'm happy to say the movie is as entertaining as ever, even when viewed with a more critical eye. It's essentially an amusement park spook house ride. What's so great about it is that it announces itself as such right away. "House of 1000 Corpses" opens with a cheesy TV horror show to set the tone, and early in the film the characters literally go through a spook…

  • Oh, God! 1977

    ★★★★★ Added

    Funny movie with genuinely thoughtful and intelligent writing. Despite a low budget for such a high concept, this expertly directed film by Carl Reiner is a classic. It's well edited with a memorable score. The plot develops quickly and moves along at a good pace. There are many amusing and interesting scenes, and the supporting cast is peppered with memorable character actors like Paul Sorvino, Ralph Bellamy, David Ogden Stiers and William Daniels. Teri Garr is just great in this,…

  • RoboCop 1987

    ★★★★★ Added

    Of course this is a rewatch, just the latest of several dating back to the original theatrical release, but it had been nearly ten years since I had last seen "RoboCop." The stop-motion special effects haven't aged well, but that can't change the fact that this film is a 100% genuine stone cold action/science fiction film classic that easily earns its place among the best of both genres. It's paced perfectly and edited really well. Great music, good composition, a…