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  • Blue Velvet
  • Ikiru
  • Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?
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  • Miami Connection

    ★★★★★

  • Platoon

    ★★★★★

  • Thriller: A Cruel Picture

    ★★★½

  • Silent Hill: Revelation 3D

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  • Miami Connection

    Miami Connection

    ★★★★★

    Films that are considered so bad its good have to be made with passion and sincerity. They cannot be made ironically or with a winking eye towards the audience; at that point its just a bad comedy. Miami Connection is my personal favorite bad movie. It was made with the best of intentions of trying to spread the message of friendship and loyalty. However, you can tell that no one involved has ever worked on a film before. From the…

  • Platoon

    Platoon

    ★★★★★

    Platoon is one of the most authentic films about Vietnam ever made. It never glorifies the actions of the troops like the film "Green Berets" nor does the film villainize the troops. Instead everything is in a moral purgatory in which there is no good or evil. Most of the troops are forced there due to the draft and are essentially just waiting to be wounded or killed as their only means of escape from the war. You get to…

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★½

    I never thought I was ever going to see a good and faithful adaptation of Dune. While David Lynch's Dune was not quite the disaster most people say it was, it suffered from a very rushed second half that was impossible to follow without reading the book first. Denis Villeneuve's Dune is a brutalist spectacle that is has a fully filled in world that is laced with psychedelia and giant worms. Despite being a faithful adaptation, some of the characters…

  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    Thor: Love and Thunder

    ★½

    Thor Love and Thunder is easily Taika Waititi's worst movie, but still isn't the worst Thor movie (that honor is still held by Thor The Dark World). Taika Waititi overloads the film with unfunny banter, jokes that are ten years out of date (screaming goats make an unremarkable return), and a film that is all over the place with its tone. Due to an overworked and underpaid VFX teams (I seriously feel bad for any visual effects artist that works…