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  • The Brothers Bloom 2008

    ★★★ Watched 26 Feb, 2015

    Could tell this was going to be very predictable from the first 20 minutes or so. Still hoped it would be fun. Was to an extent, largely because of the cast, but nothing spectacular either.

    I like everything Rian Johnson has done, but I'm still waiting on him to make something else that comes close to what Brick did.

  • Foxcatcher 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Feb, 2015

    Trying to do more reviews in 2015, so I guess I'll start with a film from last year that I've been meaning to see for months now.

    Didn't expect this to be a slow burner like it was, but it's still quite good. Carell was outstanding, his best performance I'd say. Not sure that it's award worthy given the competition this year but definitely worth seeing.

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  • Inside Llewyn Davis 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 12 Dec, 2013

    Haven't done a review in ages, but this was my most anticipated film of 2013, and as it stands thus far, is my favorite of the year.

    When the Coens are at their best, you're hard pressed to find many better filmmakers working right now, and this is them at their best. Where it exactly ranks among their best films, is something to consider another day, but it's right up there near the top.

    Even as someone who loves period…

  • The Wolf of Wall Street 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 25 Dec, 2013

    Oh my god. I really don't know how to describe what I've just watched but it's one of the most exhilarating films I've ever seen.

    It's one of Scorsese's best films, but not his absolute best. I'd have to think on it to see if I agree with the "best since Goodfellas" that's being thrown around a lot lately.

    The real star here is Leo. He's been one of my favorite actors for a while now and I love almost…