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  • The Skeleton Twins 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 28 Dec, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I just bumped this movie from 4 1/2 stars up to 5. I cannot, for the life of me, remember why I gave it a 4 1/2 in the first place.

    It's one of those movies that stay with you, long after you leave the theater. It's funny and sad and so true it hurts. I saw it a week ago and I still keep thinking about it. Mainly about the fact why such a gem of a movie doesn't…

  • Her 2013

    ★★★ Watched 07 Apr, 2014

    All those rave reviews over the last few months ... maybe they oversold this movie a little. I loved the premise. I loved the trailers. So my expectations were high. Too high?

    I have no idea why - right from the start - I was a little more bored than I expected to be. Maybe I'd read too much about the movie before seeing it?

    I don't quite share the world's infatuation with Scarlett Johansson, which was one of my…

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  • Spring Breakers 2012

    ★★★ Watched 15 Mar, 2013

    Way out of my comfort zone. Which could be a good thing, except for the fact that everything feels so shallow. Harmony Korine is a guy with experience in making his audience uncomfortable - he's the guy who wrote "Kids". But I remember "Kids" as a movie that made me feel bad, because it felt real.

    Nothing in "Spring Breakers" feels real. Which may be completely intentional: A vacation spent drinking and taking drugs doesn't feel real once you're back…