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  • Space Cowboys

    Space Cowboys

    ★★½

    Tommy Lee Jones is a full sixteen years younger than Clint and a whopping eighteen years younger than Garner. In fact, Tommy Lee was born in 1946 which technically makes him a Boomer. And yet we are to believe that he was piloting with these other dudes in 1958 as young hot shots. Well, we do believe it, of course, because Tommy Lee Jones has the uncanny knack for playing eighteen years older than he actually is. He just has…

  • Matilda

    Matilda

    ★★★★

    1. "DeVito's opus" would have been a phrase my friends and family exchanged on the regular growing up. Has a nice ring to it when said aloud. "DeVito's opus." You know for a fact that the day you wake up and discover Danny DeVito has passed away, a rush of emotion will run to your head and it will be a national day of mourning.

    2. There was a moment when Trunchbull hammer throws the pigtails kid by her pigtails…

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  • Die Hard

    Die Hard

    ★★★★★

    A simple fact: action movies have been neutered, half-baked, half-written and served cold for children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Die Hard has aged into a lost art. It has a wholly original, unpredictable screenplay, crisp with sharp dialogue matched with badass line delivery through the mouths of believable human characters (This sentence alone cannot be attributed to a single modern action film). There is a tight plot that gradually escalates, accumulating ZERO gaps in logic equaling to not a single…

  • True Grit

    True Grit

    ★★★★★

    "Time just gets away from us."

    Only the Coens. The most authentic western in modern memory, only the Coens could accomplish what they do here and they warrant rewatchability to spare. For one, the Coens are masters of language. Always have been, always will be. The way they go about capturing the Old West linguistics and dialects and transplant them into unique and unusual accents of characters is an absolute treat to experience and in the process, transplants the viewer…