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  • The Imitation Game 2014

    ★★★ Watched 18 Dec, 2014

    Well-executed biopic. A pity Selma came out this year-- this could've won Best Biopic accolades. Unspectacular, but entertaining, streamlined, and well-acted.

  • Maps to the Stars 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 18 Dec, 2014

    Cronenberg always makes every bitter pill easier to swallow. Not as sharp a script as his recent under-appreciated outings (A Dangerous Mind, Cosmopolis), but he can make any script watchable. Moore is getting the accolades, but I'm tempted to give MVP to Cusack, as darkly funny as he's been in years.

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  • Sucker Punch 2011

    ½ Rewatched 24 Aug, 2013 2

    In case you were wondering, this is still one the ugliest, most brainless, most unpleasant, and most fucking terrible movies made in your lifetime.

  • Room 237 2012

    Watched 01 Apr, 2013 2

    Hard for me to give this an actual grade, as that would implies it's an actual movie, when really it's closer to a PowerPoint. The loonier segments have the capacity fascinate (the moon landing guy, in particular), but since we never get to know any of the people behind the theories, it never gets more interesting than occasionally being compelled to mutter aloud, "Well, THAT'S a stretch!" The rest is either exclusively for Shining die-hards or for those who never…