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  • Bacall to Arms

    Bacall to Arms 1946

    β˜…β˜…Β½ Watched 25 Sep, 2016

    Intriguing when it's parodying Warner Brothers and making animated references to To Have And Have Not, but the whole thing ends in an unfortunate blackface caricature that will make any decent person bristle.

  • The Adventures of Tintin

    The Adventures of Tintin 2011

    β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½ Rewatched 24 Sep, 2016

    I watched this one theatrically when it debuted and recalled liking it, but little else. On second viewing, it's still quite a fun adventure film - a better Indiana Jones movie than Crystal Skull - but also feels a tad bloated and over-long.

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  • Ernest Scared Stupid

    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.

  • Gravity

    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…