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  • Savages

    Savages

    ★★★★

    Might be John Travolta's best performance since Pulp Fiction and his last good performance. At the time ATJ & Taylor Kitsch seemed like the wrong picks. Now the two of them with Blake Lively make a cool combo to balance against the violent anger of Hayek and del Toro. The morality at the center of Savages is non-existent. It is Oliver Stone at his most cynical and it's all brutally delicious.

  • Spirited Away

    Spirited Away

    ★★★★★

    Spirited Away is beautiful to look at and quite possibly the greatest coming of age animated film ever. There is so much going on that I wanted to watch it again as soon as it ended.

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    ★★★★½

    Let's just state the obvious, Guardians of the Galaxy is a Marvel Universe film that tips it's hat to Star Wars. From its characters, to its settings, to the spaceship fighter scenes, there are not many moments that won't remind you of it. But yet, this movie tends to have its own sense of characters and blends its Marvel themes. A group of Galaxy misfits bond together by circumstance to stop a bad dude named Ronan (Lee Pace). The Guardians…

  • In Bruges

    In Bruges

    ★★★★★

    What you get from a film like In Bruges is an instant classic. The cast of characters is small. The setting is beautiful (Bruges is in Belguim). And the ending is awesome. Brendan Gleeson is Ken and Colin Farrell is Ray. They star as two Irish hitmen who are told to go to Bruges after a hit on a priest goes right and wrong when one of the bullets accidentally kills a young boy. While they are in Bruges they…