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  • Alice at the Palace 1982

    ★★★ Watched 30 Jan, 2015

    This review's gonna be a bit of a hot mess considering how this production can be a bit of one too, but I guess when you're a Wonderland adaptation you get to get away with that sort of thing. The movie just sort of throws you into Wonderland without explaining anything, which at first was confusing and frustrating. Personally it took me about 30 minutes to figure out the whole minimal approach to the whole thing and to stop feeling…

  • Night Shift 1982

    ★★½ Watched 29 Jan, 2015

    Michael Keaton's kinda funny in it, but other than that not much really stands out here. Nice to have on when you're doing laundry.

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  • Men in Black 1997

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Feb, 2014 1

    Men in Black stands out as a great franchise starting film that does it all with such simplicity. The world-building here is just fantastically done as you're never questioning the film's lineup of aliens or the methods that go about tracking them. This is all thanks to the 1990's answer to the 1980's Tom Hanks, Will Smith, who gives you plenty of charisma as you learn about the world of Men in Black as he does.

    While just from the…

  • The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Aug, 2013

    With The People vs. Larry Flynt being my third film into Milos Forman's so far excellent filmography I've found a similar threads throughout his works, primarily in his protagonists' desire to question and change and push the envelope of the worlds around them. With Jack McMurphy in Cuckoo's Nest he was pushing the insane asylum to its limit, and in Man on the Moon Andy Kaufman was taking comedy and entertainment above and beyond where people thought it could go.…