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  • The Toxic Avenger 1984

    ★★★½ Rewatched 19 Jul, 2014 1

    I had the pleasure of catching a theatrical screening of this Troma gem last night. Watching it in the company of a room full of Toxie fans was really a magical experience, accentuating the over-the-top silliness and ridiculous action that makes this film such a fun ride. It was a reminder that in an era where digital delivery makes movie watching at home effortless, theater viewing is a vital component of the full cinematic experience.

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991

    ★★★½ Rewatched 05 Jul, 2014

    Solidly paced action. Decent early CGI that's more believable than some of the cartoony stuff today. A lot of car chases. Arnold slowly lowering into molten steel and giving a final thumbs-up as he slips beneath the metal - nothing is more iconic.

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    While a lot of people seem to be down on the first Captain America movie, I actually enjoyed it quite a bit and was pretty interested to see the next entry in the franchise. The Winter Soldier is nothing less than a relentless action thrill ride with a heavy dose of intrigue thrown in. You can't say anything about this before recognizing how amazing the action setpieces are choreographed and shot - I've seen enough action movies to be jaded…

  • Godzilla 2014

    ★★ Watched 23 May, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.