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  • Rushmore 1998

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 04 Feb, 2014

    gets better and better every time

  • Room 237 2012

    ★★★ Watched 16 Nov, 2013

    opinions are like assholes. everybody has one.

    the interesting part was not the "hidden subtext" of the film. what is interesting is seeing how far some people go searching for meaning within a film. it gets pretty absurd. what are clearly continuity errors are taken to ridiculous extremes.

    seriously. the guy with the moon landing theory? fucking absurd. yeah, kubrick was like "i've got this stephen king novel i am adapting.. jack nicholson is the lead.. maybe i'll add some…

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  • Being There 1979

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 22 Nov, 2012

    maybe my all time favorite film. peter sellers gives an amazing performance. the entire film is both hilarious and deeply moving at the same time. is chance a genius or a fool? every scene is very subtle in showing that it could be either way. great supporting cast as well. melvyn douglass in particular. this is such a fantastic film, yet i like to turn it off before the ending. i don't want to say that it ruins the film because you can't really base your opinions on 1 scene, but i think the ending takes so much away.

  • Matchstick Men 2003

    ★★★★ Watched 08 Sep, 2012

    nicolas cage is great. interesting performance to watch. the plot was a bit predictable, but everyone was great really. love sam rockwell.