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  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Oct, 2014

    Come on, it was the first photo you ever took.

    All the more reason to leave it behind, right?

    The technique of filming with the same actors over many years converts an average film into a great one.

    I can't help but think it was misnamed. It should have been "Parenthood. Or maybe that's the point: everybody watching projects themselves into the story somewhere.

    I feel guilty not giving it five stars.

  • Dallas Buyers Club 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Oct, 2014

    Fuck all y'all. Especially big pharma. Fuck you especially.

    And fuck visible ribs. That shit is disgusting. Eat some real food man. Call yourself American!

    Carpe diem.

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  • American Psycho 2000

    ★★★½ Rewatched 08 Jul, 2014

    Do you like Phil Collins?

    Actually, I do.

    I am a bit young for Genesis, to be honest, but still appreciate their later work. Their two-part live album "The Way We Walk" is a go-to selection. Especially "That's All" and "Throwing It All Away", featuring the sublime keyboards of Tony Banks (who? exactly!)

    But, his solo albums, while much maligned, will eventually get the credit they deserve. I'm sure.

    Granted, there are some cheesy singles, and "In The Air Tonight"…

  • Upstream Color 2013

    ★★ Watched 20 Jan, 2014

    96 mins is a long time to feel as lost as I found myself watching this.

    This film sounds amazing. Shut your eyes.