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  • Magic in the Moonlight 2014

    ★½ Watched 25 Jan, 2015

    Did someone rub vaseline on the lens? If I had seen this last year, it would have made my worst of the year list. What a tepid piece of nothing fluff.

  • Fury 2014

    ★★ Watched 24 Jan, 2015

    The cinematography & score shine in a well-acted, macho macho, boys club, cliche-ridden, predictable war film. #notmytempo

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  • Cloverfield 2008

    ★★★★ Watched 22 Jan, 2012

    Had I known how truly BAD-ASS this film was, I would have made an effort to see it at the cinema. Wow, what a heart-pounding ride. The thing about this monster movie is it feels real. The shitty handheld camera, the irrational decisions, the sheer terror felt by the characters. If there was ever an Alien invasion I would imagine it would occur something like this. Less is definitely more when it comes to showing what is attacking. A quick…

  • Shame 2011

    ★★★★½ Watched 19 Jan, 2012

    Shame is a cold look at the impact of addiction on a person's life. The film is beautifully shot and masterfully edited. The colour palate of winter New York really adds to the cool feeling.

    While some may find this film to be shallow and unfeeling, I believe that is how you are supposed to feel. Addiction takes over peoples lives and leaves them hollow, without any purpose except getting the next fix and easing the pain.

    Absolutely astounding acting…