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  • Experimenter

    Experimenter 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Nov, 2016 1

    Michael Almereyda fills his movie about Stanley Milgram with an anything-goes sense of style; elephants wander, the fourth wall is shattered, whole scenes are staged against photographic back drops and more.

    It completely works, as the movie about a man who theorized that humankind are puppets with perception and awareness of their strings is bringing attention to the strings that come with adapting his life to film.

    It's wonderful.

  • Detention

    Detention 2011

    ★★★ Watched 23 Nov, 2016 3

    I watched this some time last week and forgot to log it; I still can't decide whether I really enjoyed it or actually hated it, so this is landing near the middle. It's certainly something, that's for sure.

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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 Girl in the Photographs

    The Girl in the Photographs 2015

    Watched 15 Sep, 2015

    The Girl In The Photographs seems to have a lot going for it - including a phenomenal cinematographer (Dean Cundey!) , a script co-written by Oz Perkins (son of Anthony Perkins and writer of February) as well as a solid conceit.

    When a bored small-town cashier begins receiving numbered photographs of brutally murdered women, it attracts the attention of an American Apparel-esque photographer (played by Kal Penn) who descends upon the town with his entourage in order to get closer…