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  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    ★★★★

    In all the damn times I've watched INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM how the hell did I not notice the Dan Aykroyd cameo? The wonders of cinematic rediscovery.

  • The Gold Rush

    The Gold Rush

    ★★★★½

    Cinema Shame write up coming soon.

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  • The Fly

    The Fly

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    33 Horror Movies. 33 Reviews. Hooptober Challenges.
    View my 2016 Cinema Shame/Hoop-Tober Watch Pile Shame-a-thon Statement here.

    Nature of Shame:
    Never seen THE FLY (1986). CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! Jeff Goldblum. Cronenberg. Oozy goo. THE FLY!

    Hoop-tober Challenge Checklist:
    Decade - 1980's
    Original and Remake



    The Advance Word: OMFG LIKE THE BEST F'ING MOVIE EVER. I'm substituting hyperbole for an honest appraisal of my expectations here. I do so because I scanned the @Letterboxd reviews and that's pretty much what…

  • Top Gun

    Top Gun

    ★★★★½

    80's Tom Cruise kitsch soundtracked by Kenny Loggins is the best of all possible worlds. If you didn't watch TOP GUN in its moment, you won't understand this love for something so dumb and so emotionally false. I'm good with that. At least acknowledge that Tony Scott could craft pure big-budget flash and glam spectacle better than anyone.