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  • Dark Victory

    Dark Victory

    ★★★★

    It's so strange whenever I see Bette Davis in an earlier role, because I've watched All About Eve so many times. The innocent vibrant youth she was a decade earlier is a far different woman than the Margo I've associated her with. It's also strange seeing Bogey in a minor role as stable owner Michael O'Leary, associating him, of course, with Rick Blaine in Casablanca.

    Bette was great here as the physically ill Judith Traherne, stubborn to admit she needs…

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    ★★★★½

    Two things stood out more than anything else - the remarkable cinematography from Conrad L Hall, and the remarkable chemistry & partnership between Newman's Butch Cassidy & Redford's Sundance Kid. The backdrops & landscapes bathed in sunlight are just a joy to take in, creating a seamless break in both the great banter and exciting action. And the two main stars play off each other in a way where you'd assume they've been best friends their entire lives together. It never once felt…

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  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    ★★★★★

    I hope everybody here has that one movie where you can put on at any time, and get a huge smile across your face. It's the definition of entertainment at the movies for me. No matter how many times I watch it, it will never get old, grow tiresome, or run its' course. From Rick's signature introduction all the way to that classic scene on the runway, this is a beautiful friendship that will not end any time soon.

    Set…

  • Oldboy

    Oldboy

    ★★★★½

    Holy sh*t what an experience.

    This was an excellent revenge film with some noir elements to boot. With plenty of style, a twisting complex plot, and great acting - this one keeps you glued to the screen from beginning to end. It was beautiful on all counts and really makes me want to see this on blu-ray. With the Canadian edition of Park's "revenge" trilogy on sale at the moment, I see no reason not to check out his other…