Donald Laitinen

I love movies, especially genre movies
★- Poor
★★ - Fair
★★★ - Good
★★★★ - Excellent 
★★★★★ - Masterpiece/Classic

Favorite films

  • Star Wars
  • Die Hard
  • Back to the Future
  • Jaws

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  • Senior Year

    ★★

  • Sin City

    ★★★★

  • The Ipcress File

    ★★★½

  • Suddenly, Last Summer

    ★★★½

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  • Senior Year

    Senior Year

    ★★

    A high-school cheerleader (Rebel Wilson) falls into a coma before her prom; twenty years later, she awakens and wants to return to high school to reclaim her status and become prom queen.

    I’m visiting my dad for the long weekend, and he and his gf chose this to watch even though T2 was right there, begging to be screened on his new 72-inch tv. So even though Senior Year wasn’t my first choice, it was fine. Way too much of…

  • Sin City

    Sin City

    ★★★★

    In this quartet of neo-noir tales, a mysterious salesman (Josh Hartnett) narrates a tragic story of co-dependency, while a musclebound vigilante (Mickey Rourke) tears his way through the criminal underworld in search of his lost love (Jaime King). In another part of the city, a grizzled cop (Bruce Willis) foils the ambitions of a child-killer (Nick Stahl), and an ex-prostitute (Brittany Murphy) evades her ex-pimp (Benicio Del Toro) with the help of her new boyfriend, Dwight (Clive Owen).

    As far…

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  • The Ipcress File

    The Ipcress File

    ★★★½

    Tasked with investigating the kidnappings and brainwashed reappearances of top scientists, including Dr. Radcliffe (Aubrey Richards), the insubordinate British spy Harry Palmer (Michael Caine) navigates his way through criminals, secret agents, and his superiors (Nigel Green, Guy Doleman). While attempting to bring in the suspect Bluejay (Frank Gatliff), Palmer discovers a mysterious audiotape labeled "IPCRESS," an inconspicuous, but ominous, piece of evidence.

    The Ipcress File is an entertaining espionage thriller thanks to a cool performance from Michael Caine. His Harry…

  • Suddenly, Last Summer

    Suddenly, Last Summer

    ★★★½

    In this adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play, young socialite Catherine Holly (Elizabeth Taylor) is traumatized and committed after witnessing her cousin's violent death on a trip to Europe. Her aunt, Violet Venable (Katharine Hepburn), wants to hide the events of her son's death and attempts to bribe young surgeon Dr. John Cukrowicz (Montgomery Clift) to perform a lobotomy on Catherine. But John vows to find out the truth about Catherine's state before taking any action.

    It’s quite obvious the film…