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  • The Pirate Fairy

    The Pirate Fairy 2014

    ★★ Rewatched 29 Mar, 2014

    Pixie dust: The cause of—and solution to—all of life's problems.

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street 2013

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 29 Dec, 2013 3

    Second viewing plays like gangbusters. Maybe DiCaprio's best performance, especially when he's in front of the wolf pit—that Steve Madden IPO speech is a wow.

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  • Fargo

    Fargo 1996

    ★★★★★ Watched 03 Oct, 2013 3

    "I don't have to talk to you either, man. See how you like it. Just total fucking silence. Two can play at that game, smart guy. We'll just see how you like it. Total silence."

  • Blue Jasmine

    Blue Jasmine 2013

    ★★★ Watched 31 Aug, 2013 4

    Gets better as it goes along, but begins terribly, with a lot of the sloppy, careless writing that has characterized the Woodman's more recent output. Given how frequently Allen flashes back to Jasmine's life before her husband became a Bernie Madoff-like disgrace, the amount of exposition he stuffs into the first 10 or 15 minutes is curious and unnecessary. And as with Whatever Works and Cassandra's Dream, the humble class is treated broadly and inauthentically: Does Allen not realize that…