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  • Happy Christmas 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 06 Jul, 2014

    Not as emotionally effective as "Drinking Buddies" was but I'm still pretty darn pleased with it. Enjoyable and engaging with a charming cast, some nice moments and plenty of chuckles.

  • Snowpiercer 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 06 Jul, 2014

    Absolutely worth the hype. Engaging from the get go and while parts of it do feel like variations on a theme (but what great sci-fi doesn't?), it never feels less than surprising and completely captivating. One of the more intense theatrical experiences I've had in recent memory.

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  • 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 2008

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Oct, 2012

    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.