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  • Pom Poko 1994

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Oct, 2014

    Racoons who harness their large testicles to transform and spook humans? What's not to like.

  • Edge of Tomorrow 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 Sep, 2014 2

    Tom Cruise has been doing some good stuff lately. Maybe I've been too harsh on him over the years. And I really need to get around to watching Top Gun.

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  • Senna 2010

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 Mar, 2012

    When Ayrton Senna describes winning a race like taking a powerful drug, you really believe him. Race after race, as he stands on the first place podium pouring champagne over himself, he has a look of pure ecstasy on his face. He loved Motorsport and he loved winning.
    His team doctor recollected Senna's humility being so rare amongst race drivers, and you can sense his personal and professional growth as the film progresses. It drew me in and left me gutted knowing where it ended.

  • Aliens 1986

    ★★★★★ Watched 30 Oct, 2011

    This movie is so great, I'm amazed I never saw it growing up. Modern action movies can't keep my attention like this one could, and this was the extended edition. I'm not sure what was left out in the theatrical cut, but each scene in this seemed essential.
    Also, now I finally understand the context of "they mostly come at night... mostly".