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  • Mystery Street

    Mystery Street

    ★★★★

    Terrific forensic noir. John Alton MVP as usual, but also more emotionally deep than many and a great non-exotic role for Montalban.


    How it entered my Flickchart:

    Mystery Street > The Inn Where No Man Rests
    Mystery Street > The Shining
    Mystery Street > The History of Future Folk
    Mystery Street < The Muppet Movie
    Mystery Street < Moana
    Mystery Street < Westward the Women
    Mystery Street < Topper
    Mystery Street > The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
    Mystery Street > Son of Frankenstein
    Mystery Street < Hail the Conquering Hero
    Mystery Street < Rooty Toot Toot
    Mystery Street > Pinocchio

    Final #470/3961 (88%)

  • Mindhunters

    Mindhunters

    ★★★½

    And Then There Were None with FBI cadets. I can dig it.

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  • The Raid

    The Raid

    ★★★★

    For a little while I was afraid I'd misheard and it was gonna be all guns, which would've been boring and just needlessly violent (in a boring way). But then the hand-to-hand stuff started, and all of that was awesome. So yeah. Just enough story to string a nearly 100-minute long fight scene on, and that was enough. Also, it was surprisingly well-paced for basically being a long fight scene, with some breather sections in there at just the right times. Definitely had fun with this.

  • Iron Man 2

    Iron Man 2

    ★★

    I figured I'd go ahead and watch this before The Avengers comes out, since I had missed it in theatres the year it came out. "Missed" isn't the right word. I heard bad things about it and opted not to go. And yeah, this movie is pretty boring, especially for an action movie. There are only like two and a half actual action scenes in it.

    The first hour or so I was kind of bored stiff - there were…