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  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Jul, 2016

    Oh "Star Trek," I just can't stay mad at you.

    It goes without saying that this is a vast improvement over "Into Darkness" yet I think I'm finally coming to terms with the fact that I'll never love another one of these movies the way I loved the 2009 reboot.

    "Beyond" is smooth, efficient and fun; basically every character gets a chance to shine and there are a couple of truly fantastic set pieces. (The "Sabotage" scene is the reason…

  • The Bourne Supremacy

    The Bourne Supremacy 2004

    ★★★★ Rewatched 26 Jul, 2016

    I actually hadn't seen this movie since I saw it in theatres and it's still breathtaking. I was a bit concerned after I rewatched "Identity" because even though at the time it was a game-changer, in 2016 it felt like a vestige of another time. I was worried that this franchise had been so innovative and influential to the genre in the decade since their releaset that they'd no longer feel special because this is just what action movies are…

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  • Inglourious Basterds

    Inglourious Basterds 2009

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Sep, 2009 2

    I can't even think of words to describe the ways I love this movie. Masterfully clever, shocking, nail-bitingly tense, hilarious - the cast is a once in a lifetime cavalcade of awesome and I have no doubt that there are a number of scenes that will be studied in film classes years from now. Definitely Quentin Tarantino's most mature, coherent film and arguably his best. QT deserved the Best Original Screenplay Oscar this year and it is a travesty that Melanie Laurent wasn't even nominated for her performance.

  • In Bruges

    In Bruges 2008

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Oct, 2012 1

    Not at all what I was expecting - in a good way. Funny, interesting and surprisingly somber at times; I can see myself revisiting this film quite a bit in the future.