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  • Bridge of Spies

    Bridge of Spies 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 02 Nov, 2015

    As the film went by, I was telling myself:
    "This people talk like Coen characters."
    Then, I realized how inept everyone was and how, technically, nothing really happened even though there were consequences.

    Early on, I was also feeling like I was watching a Spielberg movie, especially with those masterful transitions early on - which were dropped out in favor of melodrama... just like a Spielberg movie!

    Then the credits rolled out and the movie my mom described as "the new Tom Hanks one" became a Spielberg-Coen effort.

    And I loved it.

  • Goosebumps

    Goosebumps 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 29 Oct, 2015

    This turned out to be a surprisingly competent movie about a lot of nothingness which made no sense.

    You could argue this is sort of a PSA about how writing is cool, but the fact that they can churn out a whole novel (even a Goosebumps-sized novel) is preposterous. I've been there. You cannot do it.

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  • Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge

    Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge 1888

    ★★★ Watched 11 Aug, 2012

    Will the horse carriage ever get to its destination unscathed?
    We might never know. The sequel was never green-lit.

  • The Baader Meinhof Complex

    The Baader Meinhof Complex 2008

    ★★½ Watched 10 Nov, 2012 7

    2nd Letterboxd Festival - Film 7
    Part of the No Rewatch November project.

    If I was supposed to sympathize with any of the characters in this film, then I am definitely not the target audience for 'The Baader Meinhof Complex' since the only guy I cared for was Bruno Ganz's Horst Herold. He seemed to be the only individual in the whole film that used his brain.

    If I was supposed to be interested in the complex reasons behind the…