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  • Room

    Room 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Jun, 2016

    Really good. Glad I finally caught up with it.

  • Trumbo

    Trumbo 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Jun, 2016

    Pretty good. Some of the historical flexibility= eh, but the King Bros depiction was amazing!!

  • Ring of Fire

    Ring of Fire 1961

    ★★★★★ Watched 24 Jun, 2016

    You can have your AIRPLANE or later disaster films.
    I'll take this 1961 melding of JD flick, crime drama & HFS OVER THE EFFING TOP EVERYTHING'S GOING TO HELL disaster film anyday!

  • Spotlight

    Spotlight 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 24 Jun, 2016

    really enjoyed this. great performances by everyone.

  • The Password Is Courage

    The Password Is Courage 1962

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Jun, 2016

    YES!!! Great film. Another Stone collab triumph. Love it. Bogarde=great as usual. Fab humor. Aves.

  • Bedside Manner

    Bedside Manner 1945

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Jun, 2016

    not the best ending, great content/narrative though!

  • Fedora

    Fedora 1978

    ★★★★ Watched 02 May, 2016

    I really enjoyed this!!! Some may think it's not a great Wilder, but I really thought it was interesting & felt so lucky that I waited to see it on a big screen & in 35mm.

  • Sign 'o' the Times

    Sign 'o' the Times 1987

    ★★★★ Watched 15 May, 2016

    I couldn't believe I got to see this on the big screen. BLEW MY MIND.
    Such an incredible film.
    Prince will never be replaced.

  • Purple Rain

    Purple Rain 1984

    ★★★★ Rewatched 15 May, 2016

    A classic. I cried. It's an amazing film. I won't listen to anyone tell me different.

  • Jailhouse Rock

    Jailhouse Rock 1957

    ★★★½ Watched 15 May, 2016

    Never seen this before but I was blown away. REALLY GREAT.
    Just a great film all around.

  • One Week

    One Week 1920

    ★★★★ Watched 22 Jun, 2016

    Catalina Island silent film fest! SO FUN! I'd never seen this Buster Keaton before. And live music- so great!!

  • The Kid Brother

    The Kid Brother 1927

    ★★★★ Watched 21 May, 2016

    Catalina Island silent film fest! SO FUN! This is one of my fave Lloyd films. Just fabulous.