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  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1990

    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Rewatched 25 Jul, 2014

    For this week's Cinapse Pick Of The Week, I wrote a passion piece on one of my all time favorite films: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Please check it out, if only to see how awesome this movie would look as a Criterion title.

  • Waste Land 2010

    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Watched 24 Jul, 2014

    Many of us here at Cinapse are all about the intersection of trash and art, and yet Waste Land handles this juxtaposition in a far more literal and eye-opening fashion than what we usually would usually mean by that statement. US-based, Brazilian-born Artist Vik Muniz travels to Jardim Gramacho, the world’s largest landfill in Rio de Janeiro, and creates actual, literal art out of trash. Yet the story isn’t just about him, but the people that he encounters on his journey. Check out our thoughts in this week's Two Cents!

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  • Gravity 2013

    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½ Watched 17 Sep, 2013

    I've been waiting anxiously seven years for Alfonso CuarΓ³n to bless us again. It's been that long since Children Of Men, a film so phenomenal and powerful that it changed the way I view and think about movies. It was one of my first HD-DVD purchases, and went on to become the most watched in my collection until the format eventually succumbed to Blu-Ray.

    Gravity is likewise an astounding and absolutely gorgeous film, and regardless of how you may end…

  • Ernest Scared Stupid 1991

    β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½ Rewatched 29 Oct, 2013 1

    12-year-old Me: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…
    32-year-old Me: β˜…β˜…
    Composite Score: β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½

    I can live with that.