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  • Trumbo

    Trumbo 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Jan, 2016

    A movie about writing and political beliefs by barrel shaped men. It's an impressive cast with great performances. I hear it's also historically inaccurate but it's not a documentary so that's fine. Makes me want to read more about the blacklist in general and make sure I have seen all of Trumbo's works.

  • Mr. Jones

    Mr. Jones 2013

    ★★½ Watched 23 Jan, 2016

    I am no horror movie afcionado but for an indie thriller this was decent, particularly due to the great set dressing and creepy art pieces. Glad it didn't go into GoreZone but wish they'd gone further into the shadowy cult idea.

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  • Citizenfour

    Citizenfour 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 08 Dec, 2014

    If I were a more eloquent individual I could wax on about how powerful and important this movie is. The story of such a huge dissent told while it is happening is a bit unreal. I wish there were some uplifting message at the end about governments reigning it in but I saw none.

    Must see for anyone. Period.

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Apr, 2015

    I saw this alone so there was no moment to converse openly about the implications of the Singularity and what it means to be conscious and "alive" - worthwhile topics evoked by this.

    Rather amazing CG and great performances all around. I read a lot of reviews having issue with the machine being female and, thus, automatically a fetish object... Not so sure about that myself. It may say more about the reviewer than the film implies. Tho I guess that's another topic best wrestled when viewed with others.