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  • In the Mood for Love

    In the Mood for Love

    ★★★★½

    You notice things if you pay attention.

    For the third time watching this film, I thought it would be a nice treat to watch it in its original Cantonese/Shanghainese/French. And it absolutely was.

    I know the plot fairly well, but the downside of watching foreign films is getting caught up in the subtitles. Where there is peripheral vision and speed reading, nothing quite matches the full scope of taking in the picture as a whole, especially in a film where…

  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

    ★★★★★

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

    You're not an asshole, Mark. You're just trying so hard to be.

    This is the 4th time this week I've watched this film. I wanted to wait to say anything about this until I truly understand why I love this film so much, and I believe I've figured a few reasons why.

    To start out, this film hold a lot of favorites and outstanding cast/crew performances. This has one of the best writers at his peak performance. A Director stepping…

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  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★★★

    People love great bank robbing stories, so let's give them someting bold, shameless and brazen to talk over their lattés.

    I'm glad I saw this a second time. 

    The intital viewing of Baby Driver left me pretty disappointed. The wonderfully raw Edgar Wright style was missing and it didn't smack me in the face like all his other films. What I loved so much about Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World was that he could justify such a rediculous story with…

  • The Big Short

    The Big Short

    ★★★★★

    Truth is like poetry. And most people f***ing hate poetry.

    There are some movies that change society, some that are favorites and some are important for people to watch. This is important for people to watch.

    Adam McKay, who has created the all too well known Will Ferrell comedies has matured a bit in my humble perspective. The Big Short takes vital information of how the American banks are f***ing the American people right beneath their noses. It throws it…