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  • Absentia 2011

    ★★★ Watched 10 Aug, 2012

    “Absentia” is my kind of indie: one that tries to do something unique with its low-budget pitch and ends up sticking to its guns instead of jumping that fence into the crowd-pleaser section. The production values, as well the screenplay’s momentary lapses of monotone dialogue, may give off a whiff of dilettantes at work, but judge it just too fast. Look past that and you’ll see writer/director Mike Flanagan’s infectious desire to make us stick around for a payoff that’s…

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  • La Femme Nikita 1990

    ★★★½ Watched 29 Feb, 2012

    Finally saw this Besson flickfest for the first time last night. Damn good. A lot more character based than I was expecting it to be, and it ended up being the most intriguing aspect of the film.

  • Inside 2007

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    I've never seen a movie before where one scene, ONE 10-second moment, completely destroy its own past efforts. That one scene makes this movie one of the biggest letdowns ever.