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  • The Addams Family

    The Addams Family

    ★★★

    The ending/payoff was lame but most of the movie has very witty gallows humor.

    Raúl Juliá and Anjelica Huston had me in stitches!

    I love that such a dark film got away with only a PG-13 rating!

  • T2 Trainspotting

    T2 Trainspotting

    ★★★★

    “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes.”
    ― Walt Whitman

    Don't go into this expecting the energy and shock value of the previous film. T2 has less piss and vinegar because it's about the ride slowing down and junkies becoming middle-aged burnouts.

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  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    ★★★½

    Kiss me where the sun don't shine.

    Sweaty sirens, cocky gamblers and horny hit-men. When they talk about scraping the bottom of the barrel, the barrels must be found in Sin City. Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars was mistaken about Mos Eisely Spaceport. The sign for Basin City should read: "Never will you find a more retched hive of scum and villainy."

    A Dame to Kill For doesn't tread any new ground with respect to the first film, and yet…

  • Straight Outta Compton

    Straight Outta Compton

    ★★★★

    I am all about fighting oppressive white power structures. As a fan of N.W.A already, this was right up my alley!

    Be honest, true to yourself - and your art - and always give a big middle finger to injustice!

    "Damn that shit was dope!"