Roger Avary
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  • Rocky IV

    Rocky IV

    ★★★

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

    I feel a little bad for Drago, who was probably sent to a gulag after losing to Rocky.

  • A Little Romance

    A Little Romance

    ★★★★½

    What a wonderful and nostalgic film this is for me. It completely reconnects me with my youth in a way few films do. George Roy Hill was such an amazing director. Between this film, The Great Waldo Pepper, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Sting, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid he’s made some of my favorite movies. While watching this again I had wonder, would Hollywood today make a film like this today? A film where two 14 year old kids go…

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  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

    "Just because you are a character, doesn't mean that you have character."

  • Pain & Gain

    Pain & Gain

    ★★★★

    Michael Bay's entry into low-budget art film fare is a an assassination of the very culture of implants and abs Bay has deliciously glorified since his early music video days, and in some ways Pain & Gain is to Bay as Fight Club was to Fincher. The film feels high and distracted, with Bay diverting to whatever comic or sexual ephemera will please his audience in any given moment, the entire time taking delight in the absurdity of "A True Story".…