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Favorite films

  • Double Indemnity
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Remember the Titans

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  • Naughty Marietta

    ★★½

  • The Dresser

    ★★★

  • Barbie

    ★★★½

  • David Copperfield

    ★★½

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  • Oppenheimer

    Oppenheimer

    ★★★★★

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

    “Oppenheimer” gives us a biographical account of the history of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Cillian Murphy). Several scientists had tried and tested quantum physics, such as Albert Einstein, but none were able to fully figure out what this new type of science could create – or destroy. Oppenheimer was appointed leader of the Los Alamos team who was in an arms race to develop ideas that would ultimately lead to the creation of the atomic bomb. Throughout the film, successes of…

  • Halloween Ends

    Halloween Ends

    ½

    If this didn't end the Halloween series, I don't know what will. "Halloween Ends" was by far the worst movie in the series for me. No plot and what a mind boggling awful ending to one of my favorite movie franchises.

    What in the world did I just watch?

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  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    ★★★★

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

    Redmond Barry (Ryan O’Neal) falls in love with his cousin Nora. When Nora announces her engagement to Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him to and subsequently wins a pistol duel. He escapes and joins the British Army currently fighting the Seven Years War. He abruptly leaves the army and is forced to join the Prussian Army where he becomes a hero when he saves the Captain’s life which makes him his protege. While helping Chevalier, he meets Lady Lyndon whom…

  • Amour

    Amour

    ★★★★★

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

    “Amour” begins as the movie ends with residents from an apartment building in Paris, France complaining of a smell. When they open the door, they find the body of Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) lying in bed.

    Anne and her husband Georges (Jean-Louis Trintigant) are retired piano teachers who are coming home after attending the recital of one of Anne’s former students. The next morning during breakfast, Anne has a stroke which leaves her in a brief catatonic state. Georges does everything…

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