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  • The Fountain 2006

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 20 Jan, 2014 4

    This was one of the best rewatches for me ever. I watched it maybe 5 years ago for the first time and was blown away by the visuals but I remember not completely loving it. Over time I grew to love it, it improved in my mind but until today I was afraid I would not love it as much as I had come to love it over time. Once again I was blown away. This time by the visuals…

  • The Tree of Life 2011

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 20 Jan, 2014 10

    I still can't wrap my head around it. I was going to talk about some favorite scenes but there are so many. One overtakes the other and they all get lost somewhere.

  • Breezy 1973

    ★★★ Watched 18 Jan, 2014

    Solid film from Eastwood with good leading performances. William Holden is always worth watching.

  • Adaptation. 2002

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 18 Jan, 2014 3

    It feels good to know I still love this film. It was a rewatch way overdue and I was afraid I might not like it quite as much. No worries with Spike at the helm.

    Cage gives one of his best performances ever. I absolutely love Charlie and Donald interacting. It's brilliant. And the way he manages to make them different but in such a subtle way. It's fantastic.

  • Trespass 2011

    Watched 16 Jan, 2014

    I was going to try to write something funny about it but I'm completely empty. It's the worst kind of "thriller" there is. The absolutely most standard, boring, depressing, shitty, mean "thriller" genre, basically. I think it may have to be my new least favorite Cage movie. At least Season of the Witch had my man sporting the long hair and fighting dudes with a longsword side by side with Ron Perlman.

    That actually doesn't sound half bad. What a shame they had to fuck that one up too. Oh well, what's the next movie you've got for a poor fanatic, Nic?

  • Her 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 Jan, 2014 23

    Is this the same guy who was in the Master? Get the fuck out of here.

  • American Graffiti 1973

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Jan, 2014 1

    Ron Howard is a jerk.

  • Don't Drink the Water 1994

    ★★ Watched 13 Jan, 2014 5

    "Years of insanity have made this guy crazy."

    Woody is doing his best but overall it is boring and at 90 minutes it still drags.

  • The Celebration 1998

    ★★★★★ Watched 13 Jan, 2014

    Second Vinterberg and I'm even more devastated this time. That cat knows how to mess with my emotions.

  • The Place Beyond the Pines 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Jan, 2014 2

    First act is brilliant, I really liked second act but the third one lets it all down. Kind of a shame really. The music merits a mention as well.

  • Another Woman 1988

    ★★★½ Watched 12 Jan, 2014

    Woody doesn't need 2 hours to tell a story. Step in for an hour twenty and you get a great performance from Gena Rowlands and you get to see Gene Hackman, the legend, in a Woody film. Always fantastic, that man.

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Jan, 2014 2

    Enjoyed this one way more than the first. We get right into things and it's full of action throughout. Good action at that. Lots of fun and inventive set pieces and formidable foes. Smaug gave me what everyone apparently got with Gollum in part 1. I thought Gollum was boring but Smaug was fantastic. Now I'm actually just a little bit excited about part 3.