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  • Le Trou

    Le Trou

    ★★★★★

    I caught this movie randomly on a movie channel without knowing absolutely anything about it and I would essentially recommend to stop reading this review right now and go watch the movie first.

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    Wow. OK. Thanks for coming back. Now wasn't that something?

    I found Le Trou to be completely captivating. The absence of music, the sparse, hyper-realistic dialogue and the crisp black and white photography all combined to make this a very immersive experience.

    The movie takes its…

  • Weathering with You

    Weathering with You

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

    This might be one of the most beautiful and visually stunning anime movies of all time. Every scene is carefully designed for maximum visual impact and the artwork is rich with details and gorgeously colorful.

    The story is for the most part interesting and well told, although the inclusion of a literal Chekov's gun as a major plot point is why I only gave this movie 4.5 stars. I wish the movie would have been able to reach the same…

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  • Bullitt

    Bullitt

    It's been a very long time that I last watched Bullitt and I only really remembered parts of the famous car chase. Watching it this time I was impressed by Steve McQueen's portrayal of a hard-nosed cop who absolutely does not care who he pisses off while hunting down the bad guys.

    This is one of those movies that only has a few dozen lines of real dialogue and most everything else is being shown on screen. Peter Yates does…

  • The Lineup

    The Lineup

    The actual story of this movie is very simple - tourists arriving in San Francisco are unwittingly smuggling heroin into the country and two killers have been hired to collect the hidden heroin pouches from these people.

    The story progresses quickly as a police procedural intercut with the scenes of the killers cutting a bloody path through San Francisco.

    There are two things that make this movie stand out - one is Eli Wallach as one of the killers. He…