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  • The Third Man
  • Le Samouraï
  • Breaking Away
  • The Searchers

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  • The Automat

    ★★★

  • 1990: The Bronx Warriors

    ★★½

  • X

    ★★★½

  • The Great Outdoors

    ★★★½

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  • The Automat

    The Automat

    ★★★

    I enjoyed the look into how the places operated, the nostalgia, but this needed less repetition and more exploration of the issues. It’s also extremely uncritical of its subject. All that said, I now want to go to an automat.

  • 1990: The Bronx Warriors

    1990: The Bronx Warriors

    ★★½

    Isolated moments of wild fun sitting in a directionless character study of characters that barely count as characters.

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  • The Getaway

    The Getaway

    ★★★★

    Just my second time watching this, this time on the big screen (though it was "digital" not a print, so not as good as it should have been). The Peckinpah action scenes are amazing in that setting, and the score by Quincy Jones is quite good, and a little out of the ordinary for both the director and genre. A great cast of character actors is backing McQueen and McGraw, but it's McGraw (and her poorly written character-I blame Walter…

  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer

    ★★★★

    Very well made, fun piece of sci-fi with just enough of a message about class to make it qualify as actual sci-fi rather than just an action movie set in the future. The eclectic cast (all on the money) ads to the charm and helps smooth over some occasionally dodgy effects. Wish more "blockbuster spectaculars" had this much personality and effort behind them. Chris Evans continues to show that he really needs to be in more good roles than just playing Captain America.