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  • The Baby

    The Baby 1973

    ★★★ Watched 20 Nov, 2016

    In 1973, the same year he released the excellent DIRTY HARRY sequel MAGNUM FORCE, director Ted Post also unleashed THE BABY unto the world. I think it's a safe bet which of the two he was more proud of, but still, I hope in the following years, Post would still sit alone sometimes, maybe some liquor in hand, and just silently laugh to himself, in contemplative amusement that he ever somehow got a movie like THE BABY made.

    In THE…

  • Nina Forever

    Nina Forever 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Dec, 2016

    Dude's girlfriend dies in tragic accident. Dude can't get over dead girlfriend. Dude finally meets new girl. New girl seems a little TOO intrigued by fact dude has dead girlfriend. New girl wants to "fix" dude. Dude and new girl discover that, whenever they have sex, dead girlfriend's body magically rises up out of the mattress, lays next to them, and sarcastically mocks them. Dude and new girl are, not surprisingly, quite shocked by this. But, dude and new girl…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 14 May, 2015

    "Pure cinema." It's the notion of focusing on the purest elements of cinema...motion, visual composition and rhythm.

    You will not find a better expression of Pure Cinema in the action genre than Mad Max: Fury Road.

    I loved every single beautiful, insane and exhilarating frame of this movie. This is the Mad Max series reborn in the most over-the-top, mythic fashion possible, delivering the biggest and best action sequences we have seen in years, while somehow also not forgetting to…

  • Shin Godzilla

    Shin Godzilla 2016

    ½ Watched 11 Oct, 2016 2

    SHIN C-SPAN, is what they should have called this turd.

    If "bureaucracy porn" was a genre, this would be its masterpiece. It's essentially two hours of watching roughly 500 different characters hold a series of meetings, in which they mostly discuss scheduling future meetings. Every half hour or so, the filmmakers remember this is a Godzilla movie, and finally cut back to perhaps the most boring interpretation of the character ever, one that just slowly walks in a straight line…