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  • The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

    The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters 2007

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Jul, 2016

    Entertaining from start to finish. What a bunch of characters.

  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

    13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi 2016

    ★★★ Watched 24 Jul, 2016

    Thought it was pretty decent with some good action sequences. The Office is pretty good here, Krasinski the best, but David Denman didn't really have all that much to work with.

  • Ikiru

    Ikiru 1952

    ★★★★½ Watched 23 Jul, 2016

    It's not perfect, a little too long is mostly what drags it down, but the impact is amazing. The ending is just beautiful and the journey there is fantastic. And such a beautiful song.

  • Demolition

    Demolition 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Jul, 2016

    There's a lot that doesn't really work here, but it's got good energy to it and I love watching Jake in anything. He carries it mostly on his own here, but that's okay. What a great guy.

  • Bride of Frankenstein

    Bride of Frankenstein 1935

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Jul, 2016 10

    Could've used some more Bride in this flick.

  • For All Mankind

    For All Mankind 1989

    ★★★★½ Watched 21 Jul, 2016 4

    Fantastic footage. What a world out there, and the people that go there are extraordinary.

  • The Spirit of the Beehive

    The Spirit of the Beehive 1973

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Jul, 2016

    It's shot beautifully, but it didn't really connect with me. Tries for this dreamy world, but most of the time it doesn't work and it just becomes a slow film.

  • Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

    Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 2006

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Jul, 2016

    Yet another solid Adam McKay comedy. They always go for it and often go overboard, but a lot of their stuff hits the right stuff.

  • Wild Strawberries

    Wild Strawberries 1957

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Jul, 2016 2

    Third film, and finally a really like a Bergman flick. This got to me quite a bit. It's well-acted, looks good and hits home perfectly when it ends.

  • Precious

    Precious 2009

    ★★½ Watched 16 Jul, 2016

    It's well-acted, but messy, and not in the interesting kind of way. Also, the fantasy sequences didn't work for me. They came out of nowhere, and at weird moments that didn't suit the tone.

  • Tokyo Story

    Tokyo Story 1953

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Jul, 2016

    Quite a beautiful film that feels very real. It's quiet and laid-back but really got to me towards the ending.

  • The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter 1978

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 15 Jul, 2016 5

    Those character snippets at the end always crush me. Deer Hunter is, more than any other film I can recall, life. In the sense that the three hours pass and I feel like I've seen everything, I've been everywhere with these people, and that's why it hurts so much. We had beers and sang "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" at John's place, we all got married together and were excited about the going to war, doing something big, something..…