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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 25 May, 2015

    The violent intensity of the action had me craving something bloodier and more gruesome, and the hopeless misery of a post-apocalyptic dust-world had me craving something more squalid; I wanted to feel the filth. But maybe that's my problem. On the plus side, the action scenes are violently intense and the mood is hopelessly miserable. I honestly didn't understand a word of dialogue in the whole film, the majority of which is just hairless men screaming, but Max and Furiosa were super likable, so I wish them the best.

  • Star Trek: Generations

    Star Trek: Generations 1994

    ★★★★ Watched 24 May, 2015

    Some of Data's emotional beginnings are embarrassing to watch, but the payoff with his cat is worth it.

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  • 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.

  • 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.