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  • I'm Not There.

    I'm Not There. 2007

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Feb, 2016

    Perfect film? No.
    Perfect way to make this particular film? Absolutely.

    This is a little bit of a mess, but I think it's a mess that mostly works. This format is really the only way to do a biopic of someone like Dylan. Everyone playing Dylan is him, while not being him at all. It's a great take on him as a person/artist, and biopics (especially about musicians) in general. I enjoy the "behind the music" life story approach as…

  • Training Day

    Training Day 2001

    ★★½ Watched 30 Jan, 2016

    Deus ex machina: The film. One convenience after another.

    Amazing dialogue, and maybe Denzel's best performance though. Shame it wasn't given a better script.

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  • American Beauty

    American Beauty 1999

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Mar, 2015

    Someone should screen a double bill of this and Gone Girl as an introductory course on why nobody should ever aspire to be a suburban white person in America.

    Also, I miss Thora Birch, whatever happened to her?

  • The Revenant

    The Revenant 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 08 Jan, 2016

    Lubezki is just showing off at this point.