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  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Jul, 2015

    Marvel loves to pit their heroes against bigger, meaner versions of themselves. Tony Stark made an Iron Man suit, so evil Jeff Bridges made a bigger Iron Man suit, and then they fought. In Incredible Hulk, Hulk had to fight a bigger, greyer version of Hulk. And other examples! So would the villain in Ant-Man be a larger version of fucking Ant-Man? Yup. Things like that don’t detract from my enjoyment, but it’s a little ridiculous.

    I liked this a…

  • Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

    Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Jul, 2015

    I saw West of Memphis before this one, and I liked the presentation more in that one. It’s somewhat unfair to judge since I learned it there first, but the reveal of new evidence felt much more exciting and startling. Still a good conclusion to a fascinating series.

    As far as the real killer, a lot of people seem to feel that pointing the finger now at Terry Hobbs is just another desperate attempt to pin it on someone, and…

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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.