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  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks

    ★★★

    International Pilot - 3 Stars
    The International pilot adds about 20 minutes more of content with little bits of extended scenes throughout and then and entirely new vision by Sarah Palmer and solution to the mystery. For me, wrapping up the story seemed fast and unsatisfying. It made the introduction of all the supporting characters pointless and raised many questions about Bob and Mike but not in a way that made me excited to learn more.

    Good: Everything I liked…

  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks

    ★★★★½

    US Pilot - 4.5 Stars
    It is hard to believe this came out 27 years ago. I was immediately engrossed and could not wait for the next episode and even now I find it equally as compelling. I love murder mysteries and my favorite stories are with unique and interesting supporting characters so this was destined to be a favorite. Not being familiar with David Lynch's work, I was unaware of the surreal ride I was in for....more a dream…

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  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★★

    The fact that I was not allowed to see this movie when I was young only added to the mystique. I knew it was going to be awesome and it did not disappoint. The music is perfect and sets the right creepy tone putting me on the edge of my seat. Roy Scheider was perfect as the police chief uncomfortable with the water and forced to deal with the crisis, weighing the needs of the townspeople with the safety of…

  • Reservoir Dogs

    Reservoir Dogs

    ★★★★½

    Since seeing this movie, I have never been able to hear Stealers Wheel's "Stuck in the Middle With You" without thinking of Michael Madsen and his dance as he tortured a captured policeman.

    I watched this movie knowing nothing about it one night and I was hooked. Tarantino has a gift for dialogue like none other. I love the pop culture references, the snappiness of the exchanges and yes the profanity. The soundtrack for the movie was perfect, the juxtaposition…