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  • Mona Lisa

    Mona Lisa

    ★★★

    Movies by Decade: 1980s
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    Bob Hoskins is very good in this and that's about all I have to say about Mona Lisa. I feel like I keep chasing an experience with these Neil Jordan films that I'm just not going to get, sadly. Down and dirty Bob Hoskins in bulldog mode just made me want to watch The Long Good Friday over again because I enjoyed it a lot more.

  • The Little Foxes

    The Little Foxes

    ★★★½

    While I enjoyed The Little Foxes, I may have entered the movie with expectations that were a little too high as I was slightly disappointed overall. It's a fine film and has a message that I really do appreciate, but to get there we have to spend two hours in the company with viscious turn of the 20th century southern aristocrats who "rape the earth" (the film's own words).

    So The Little Foxes is a film that I can appreciate…

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  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★½

    Film 1/31 of March 2017 Scavenger Hunt
    Task #6: A film in theaters
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    I really don't want to overhype Logan for anyone, but for me this film absolutely lived up to what I hoped it could be. This is the first superhero movie I've ever seen that had more authentic seeming drama and action than it did the typical things you'd expect from the genre. Logan really feels like it is telling its own stories about characters that happen…

  • Don't Breathe

    Don't Breathe

    ★★★★½

    Just got back from the movie theater and this was intense. Wow. Don't Breathe is a film that easily lives up to the positive buzz and the hype, it is a masterclass in suspense and atmosphere.

    Fede Alvarez's effectively tense and horrifying direction adds to the terrifying performance of Stephen Lang as the blind man who fights back against a trio of young adults who break into his home in search of some cash to make a better life for…