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  • The Conjuring 2

    The Conjuring 2 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Sep, 2016

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The best scary movies are based on true happenings, and this one has just enough of that to be good.

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople 2016

    ★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2016

    Trying just a little too hard with the Kiwiana and Maori jokes. The acting was very strained at times. Cute, but lacking purpose. I would say the intersection of people who enjoyed Moonrise Kingdom would closely meet with those that liked this film.

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  • Senna

    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

    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".