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  • Rio Bravo

    Rio Bravo


    I'm sorry, I tried but the Duke's movies are just too tame. Sam Peckinpah forever.

  • Bad Lieutenant

    Bad Lieutenant


    I imagine religious people wouldn't like to hear this but if you ever want to see an artwork that reflects the christian mystery of redemption in all its incomprehensible mystical depth... this is it.

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  • Boyhood



    From the department of unpopular opinions...

    It's amazing. Not the movie, which is good, but the universal praise it has gathered.

    The 12 years/same cast approach (note that I don't say gimmick, I think it's legitimate) that drove most people into the theater has taken the back seat to an even more rare phenomenon: universal praise. After all, the n years/1 cast approach has been done before. However neither the Antoine Doiniel series nor "56 and up" did 100% in…

  • Gravity


    How can anything this technically accomplished be so tragically weak?