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  • Deadfall

    Deadfall 1993

    ★★★★½ Watched 22 Jul, 2016 1

    Who knew Vampire's Kiss was only scratching the surface of how insane Nicolas Cage's acting could get? One of the highlights of that film (and all of cinema, for that matter) is when he recites the alphabet and somehow makes it into a glorious spectacle. Here, he outdoes himself by turning the simple act of removing sunglasses into one of the funniest things I have ever seen. My favorite performance of All Time is Jon Voight in Anaconda, and Cage…

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 Jul, 2016

    I assumed I would love this movie. In general, I enjoy watching women in movies more than I enjoy watching men in movies. And I love the original Ghostbusters. So combine those two things, and it sounds pretty promising. An upgrade on something that’s already great! I’ve also liked all of Paul Feig’s other work, including The Heat, also written by Ghostbusters’ Katie Dippold. And I loved the casting choices. Do I wish Mindy Kaling was a ghostbuster? Yes, of…

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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.