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  • Side by Side 2012

    ★★★★ Rewatched 30 Jul, 2014

    This is less of a review and more of a "my two cents" kind of thing. An article from my fellow Letterboxd'er Michael Mackenzie inspired me to rewatch this great documentary. According to that article, Kodak is the only major company left producing motion-picture film today, and the digital revolution has led sales of movie film to drop by 96% since 2006. Directors like Quentin Tarantino, J.J. Abrams and Christopher Nolan are fighting tooth and nail for physical film though…

  • Batman: Assault on Arkham 2014

    ★★★ Watched 30 Jul, 2014

    I've had the pleasure of playing through the entire Batman: Arkham trilogy of video games, and this DCUAO movie is a direct sequel to the third one, Arkham Origins. Curiously it does not exactly lead straight into Arkham Asylum, though, so maybe there are more stories to tell between this movie and that game?

    Amanda Waller hires a group of criminal mercenaries called The Suicide Squad to infiltrate newly opened Arkham Asylum and target The Riddler, but they will have…

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  • The Terminator 1984

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 09 Mar, 2013 11

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

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 Mar, 2014

    I don't think superhero films should be comedies, history has proven that they work so much better as thrillers. And that's why Captain America: The Winter Soldier is my favourite Marvel film to date, possibly even more so than The Avengers.

    When someone threatens to cause major damage to S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America has to rethink everything he knows - already trying to adapt to the 21st century, he's making new friends and meeting old ones, thinking of partners lost and…