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  • The Master 2012

    ★★★ Watched 21 Aug, 2014

    Put your worries aside for a while. They will be right here waiting for you when you get back.

  • Underworld 2003

    ★★ Watched 17 Aug, 2014

    Vampires and werewolves and Kate Beckinsale.

    I'd be lying if I claimed this heldy attention all the way through.

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  • Jurassic Park 1993

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 03 Aug, 2014

    This is a classic, in the true sense of the word.

    It has the soaring blockbuster soundtrack, special effects which were incredible in their day and have aged remarkably well, the gratuitous fat-slob programmer stereotype, the slightly sleazy rock star mathematician (in black), the mad billionaire (in white), and the lawyer who is the first to be killed, literally shitting himself.

    I jest, but seriously, how many other films manage to weave both genetics and chaos theory into the plot…

  • 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"…