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  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    ★★★★★

    How has it taken me this long to watch this masterpiece? This is gold, and is a perfect look at society when confronted with itself. Every Juror has his problems, and each is just as pained as the next. Sidney Lumet is a genius, able to shoot plain dialogue and make it thrilling. I've known the ending, considering it is quite evident what will happen from the beginning, but who the hell care? This was damn near perfect, gaining every…

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★★

    Irreverent. That means showing a lack of respect for people or things that are taken seriously. It is not a definition typically considered good or kind, but that is the only word that I can think of to describe The Grand Budapest Hotel, one of the best movies I have seen all year. Look at one scene in particular, when a man is running for his life. You are sitting on the edge of your seat, but not for fear…