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  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

    Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

    ★★★★

    The other best Trek movie, containing possibly the single best line of dialogue in the entire series (see if you can guess which one I mean).

  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    ★★★★

    On TV tonight. Always a delight to watch, a vast improvement over the original, probably still the best Trek film for the casual fan.

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  • Dune

    Dune

    To be specific, I watched a very particular version of Dune, i.e. Michael Warren's compilation of the theatrical and TV versions plus deleted scenes that can be found on Vimeo. This is a bold attempt to come up with the longest-known version (a bit over three hours), with some undeniable but unavoidable rough edges; it's a film I've frankly hated in both its theatrical and TV versions, and I was hopeful that this edit might finally reveal it as a…

  • No More Excuses

    No More Excuses

    ★★½

    Weird collage of previously existing Downey footage (his first short film about a time-travelling Civil War soldier plus an ABC News story on the singles dating scene) with new stuff added. A bit of a mess, though an entertaining one; brevity is a virtue here.