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  • Planet of the Apes

    Planet of the Apes 2001

    ★★★½ Rewatched 03 Dec, 2016 2

    Tim Roth is astoundingly committed to his vicious ape General character. He’s fucking going for it, and it is so intense. Like, I think he wanted an Oscar for this, and honestly, he kinda deserved one. He apparently turned down playing Snape to be in this instead, and his dedication to it is absolutely insane, I love it. I also love how desperately ape Helena Bonham Carter wants to fuck human Mark Wahlberg. She doesn’t have one single moment in…

  • Meatballs III: Summer Job

    Meatballs III: Summer Job 1986

    ★★★½ Watched 03 Dec, 2016

    Few plot descriptions are as appealing as “The ghost of a dead porn star comes to Earth to help a nerd with his sex life.” It does live up to that and can be pretty goofy and fun, and I loved Sally Kellerman (as the porn ghost) and Julie Darling's Isabelle Mejias (as the cool girl with cool fashion who dumb Dempsey has no interest in). It’s just real uncomfortable when the porn star’s primary, repeated advice to the nerd is that “no means yes”. It’s like, I love you, the 1980s, but get a fucking grip.

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  • Face/Off

    Face/Off 1997

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 02 Apr, 2014

    I saw this as a cynical, shitty teenager, and hated it. Even before revisiting it, I was deeply ashamed of this fact because I knew in my heart I was wrong. I am proud of how much I have matured in the last 17 years as a viewer of cinema, and that I can now recognize Face/Off as one of the greatest films of all time.

  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 16 Aug, 2013 1

    The thing Brooke Adams does with her eyes in this movie might be my favorite thing anyone has done in any movie.