Favorite films

  • Jaws
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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  • Breakdown

    ★★★★

  • The Peacemaker

    ★★★★

  • Evolution

    ★★★

  • Birth

    ★★★★★

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  • Breakdown

    Breakdown

    ★★★★

    It’s a solid road trip thriller, but it would’ve been a five star film if Kathleen Quinlan’s role had been played by Nathan Lane.   Keep everything else the same.  

    Many films would be enhanced if you replaced just one actor with Nathan Lane.  

    Any film.   

    Name a film and I’ll tell you which actor should be replaced with Nathan Lane to improve the film.  

    Name a film.  

    Any film.  

    I’ll wait. 

    ….

    ….…

  • The Peacemaker

    The Peacemaker

    ★★★★

    A smart 1990’s thriller involving stolen nuclear weapons trying to be tracked down before they can be detonated for terrorist purposes.  This is your standard 90’s thriller,  in the same vein as a serious Bond movie or Tom Clancy type movie, with some impressive shots and sequences.  Kidman is good, and Clooney is also good but maybe a bit too charismatic - he feels like he’s not taking the situation seriously, especially at the beginning of the film.   He’s…

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  • The Godfather

    The Godfather

    I just don't like it, and before you rip my head off and scream endlessly in my dead ear about how amazing this movie is, let me ask you this:

    Have you ever been in church and the minister up front is droning on and on in a monotone fashion, talking about Biblical side character people and stories that you have absolutely no interest in because they don't relate to you at all. You're looking for anything to attract your…

  • Dances with Wolves

    Dances with Wolves

    ★★★★★

    Wow, this does NOT feel like a 3 hour movie. It seriously feels like 2 hours, max.

    The pacing is "slow", but it needs to be, as it pulls us into the landscape, the situations, and the characters before raising the tension. This is a movie that is an experience - it stays with you days later and it makes you think what could have been if we had done things differently when we settled North America. When we finally…