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  • Gridiron Gang

    Gridiron Gang 2006

    ★★★ Watched 25 May, 2016

    Not as good as San Andreas.

  • San Andreas

    San Andreas 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 25 May, 2016

    loved it. totally there for this. gimme more Rock-centered films. I'm all about it.

  • Lolly-Madonna XXX

    Lolly-Madonna XXX 1973

    ★★★★★ Watched 22 May, 2016

    Jeff Bridges in **PRIMO** hot stage.
    Robert Ryan, Gary Busey, probably Ed Lauter's BEST role I've ever seen him in.
    Brilliant film.

  • Executive Action

    Executive Action 1973

    ★★★½ Watched 22 May, 2016

    Great film. Old Robert Ryan w/snazzy cardigans. Interesting JFK conspiracy thing w/explosive cast!!

  • Gangsters

    Gangsters 1975

    ★★★★ Watched 19 May, 2016

    Just amazing little film/show. Racially complex because, well, UK in 1975 but really...rarely do gangster films go that deep on that subject & this one does.
    It's good.
    Obvs if you enjoy GET CARTER, etc, you'll dig this.
    The camerawork & editing is tops. Really a fascinating piece.

  • Just Another Saturday

    Just Another Saturday 1975

    ★★★★ Watched 18 May, 2016

    Absolutely fabulous. John Mackenzie is amazing & this is yet another one of their televised "Play For Today" series that will knock your socks off.
    We just don't show stuff like this because our TV work apparently is not mature enough to handle discussions of politics or religion or REAL things that need handling.
    *huge sigh*

  • Up The Junction

    Up The Junction 1965

    ★★★★★ Watched 18 May, 2016

    Challenging, remarkable, everything that British filmmaking at the time was but incredibly entertaining & vital...
    Horrific at parts.
    Just intensely great.
    I loved this film. LOVE. Good gravy. Loach is a god. And the soundtrack is insane!!! Criminy. <3 <3 <3

  • VOTE, VOTE, VOTE for Nigel Barton

    VOTE, VOTE, VOTE for Nigel Barton

    ★★★★ Watched 18 May, 2016

    The breaking of the 4th wall was excellent. This was better than the 1st Nigel Barton movie. Will rewatch this for sure. LOVED this. Some sections when they are canvasing are so painful but SO funny.
    Just an immense work.

  • Stand Up, Nigel Barton

    Stand Up, Nigel Barton 1965

    ★★★★ Watched 18 May, 2016

    Wow. This was really great. So pleased to have found these Dennis Potter gems. Such a huge fan of early/mid 60s UK stuff & this is PERFECT.
    Really great & (of course) fabulously written.

  • The Take

    The Take 2009

    ★★★★ Watched 12 May, 2016

    4-pt TV Show
    Great stuff, Tom Hardy is awesome

  • It Follows

    It Follows 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 13 May, 2016

    there was a lot that I liked about this film but a lot that I didn't like.
    The sex-logic to the puzzle got a little too over the top & made no sense after a while & I'm not sure how I felt with not having any questions answered at all.
    But there were some good scares & make-up & it was creative.

  • Mr. Holmes

    Mr. Holmes 2015

    ★★★ Watched 13 May, 2016

    Kind of a charming film. Not grand, but likable enough.