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  • Across 110th Street 1972

    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Watched 10 Sep, 2014

    "Across 110th Street frequently gets lumped in with the genre of blaxploitation films, probably simply because of the era in which it was created. I love that genre, just as I loved this movie, but I don’t think the connection is an apt one. The film is β€œblack”, certainly, but despite starring genre regulars Yaphet Kotto and Antonio Fargas, it’s not exploitation. This is a crackling police drama that deals with race, social justice, and crime in a fairly serious and emotionally engaging fashion, lacking the flippancy and cartoonishness that are the hallmarks of blaxploitation."

    Blu-Ray Review: cinapse.co/2014/09/15/new-on-blu-across-110th-street-is-still-bold-brilliant-tragically-relevant

  • The Great Muppet Caper 1981

    β˜…β˜…Β½ Rewatched 30 Aug, 2014

    A surprisingly dull second outing for The Muppets. I couldn't remember much about this film, and on the rewatch I realized why - it's mostly forgettable.

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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.