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  • A Flying Jatt

    A Flying Jatt 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Aug, 2016

    I'm not a big Bollywood person. Aside from 2010's Enthiran, a massive musical parody of Terminator, I'm really unfamiliar with this particular cinematic corner of the world. So, going into A Flying Jatt, I was relatively blind aside from the fact that it was a parody of superhero cinema. That is the best mind set to go into A Flying Jatt with, as expectations can't really fathom how crazy this entire affair becomes. There's religious reincarnation, environmental messages, varying quality special effects, extensive parodies of certain mainstream Hollywood blockbusters and a wacky ass sense of logic or tone. So... it's great.

  • Hell or High Water

    Hell or High Water 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Aug, 2016

    Solid modern western aesthetic. Feels a bit like No Country for Old Men, but has an overall Coen Brothers jaunty nihilism to it. Pine and Foster feel like brothers and even Bridges has an authenticity hidden under his late love for doing the Rooster Coburn voice from True Grit.

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  • The Empire Strikes Back

    The Empire Strikes Back 1980

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 31 Jul, 2013 2

    Many have claimed that The Empire Strikes Back is, in many respects, the superior film of the original Star Wars trilogy and the entire Star Wars saga as a whole (which, for the record, isn't very hard when you include those other three films in the equation). The themes are darker, the characters are fleshed out, the newer characters serve to give the universe further depth and the reveal during the climax is often cited as one of the most…

  • Short Term 12

    Short Term 12 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 15 Sep, 2013

    Not much can really be said about Short Term 12. I'll put it simply; it makes you lose all faith in humanity... and then regain it in the span of 96 minutes. Brie Larson deserves that Best Actress statue now. One of the years best, if not thee best. SEE. IT.