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  • Westworld

    Westworld 1973

    ★★★ Watched 16 Oct, 2016

    Kind of like a big dumb blockbuster from a time when they didn't know how to do that sort of thing. Which, to be fair, is not without a certain charm...

  • Revenge

    Revenge 1989

    ★★★ Watched 10 Oct, 2016


    One must always allow for the cultural ignorance, but this very much feels like a Cliffs Notes version of a very well-known legend; it all pretty much makes sense, but it seems like there's supposed to be more there than there actually ends up being.

    An epic tale of spiritual retribution that unfolds over the course of more than four decades, during which very little seems to actually happen. The resolutely earthbound cinematography and stoic nature of…

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  • The Hitcher

    The Hitcher 1986

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Oct, 2012 1

    I'm not entirely sure this movie makes any sense whatsoever.

    Could not matter less. Rutger Hauer is the God damned devil in this one.

    Highly recommended.

  • Celebrity

    Celebrity 1998

    ★★ Watched 17 Jul, 2012

    Holy lord, this might be one of the toughest sits I've ever had as a viewer. Kenneth Branagh does an uncanny job of mimicing Woody Allen's verbal tics and mannerisms, and completely forgets to add anything resembling charm or humor. It might be the technically perfect yet abominably awful performance in the history of cinema. Judy Davis plays her neurotic character so over-the-top that I think it gave me a cerebral hemorrhage. Everyone else (and it's a very impressive cast)…