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  • Stripped 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Mar, 2014

    This was a project that I backed on Kickstarter, so I was glad to finally have the chance to sit down and watch it. It features interviews with a wide range of comic artists, from the old school to the new, and is broken up into a bunch of sections that include history, the approach of artists, and the current state of the industry. Covering such a wide breadth of topics means that no section ever feels very deep (some…

  • American Hustle 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Mar, 2014

    Maybe it was because I had low expectations, or maybe it was the champagne we'd been drinking... but I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this. Great performances, and even better hair. Wait, what?

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  • Drive 2011

    ★★★★★ Watched 11 Nov, 2011 6

    A beautifully crafted film, with consideration in every shot and a kick-ass soundtrack. Winding Refn certainly earned his Best Director award at Cannes this year, helped greatly by the outstanding performances of Gosling and Mulligan. I'll definitely need to see this again, and while I'm not much a fan of ultra-violence I couldn't imagine it working any other way in this film.

  • Inception 2010

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 02 Oct, 2011 4

    BWWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMP!

    So epic it hurts. I'm willing to gloss over the few plot questions it leaves and just be enveloped by the killer combo of Nolan & Zimmer (whose soundtrack, incidentally, makes *everything* feel epic if you put it on loud enough).