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  • Out of Bounds

    Out of Bounds 1986

    ★★½ Watched 30 Apr, 2016

    Anthony Michael Hall desperately tries to shed his Brat Pack image in this thriller about a teenager from Iowa who mistakenly picks up a bag of drugs at the airport and then proceeds to make wrong decisions that only worsen his situation. Seriously, he lands at night and by the next morning he's murdered someone already - c'mon man.

    From the director of Eastwood's Tightrope, this feels like a considerable step down, though the action scenes entertain throughout and there's a good dose of unintentional 80s laughs to be found.

  • Team Foxcatcher

    Team Foxcatcher 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Apr, 2016

    Further insight into the Foxcatcher story, minus Mark Schultz. Yes, I still think the movie is fantastic and this was fascinating - but flawed - as well.

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  • Fletch

    Fletch 1985

    ★★★★★ Added

    Michael Ritchie's Fletch is an endlessly re-watchable -- and quotable -- comedy/action flick with a solid plot adapted from the book of the same name. The kind of movie that I can watch any day of the year (and in any mood) and I'll love it no matter what.

  • The Invitation

    The Invitation 2015

    ★★½ Watched 23 Apr, 2016 4

    That's what all the hub-bub is about? A rug-pull horror-thriller that ensures all audience members have safely stepped off the rug with all loose articles in tow before attempting the pull?

    Like Hush this year, The Invitation works up considerable muster in the tech departments, as it looks great and utilizes plenty of effective visual language to tell a good chunk of the early-goings - but unfortunately, like the aforementioned film, it also isn't prepared to do much outside of…