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  • Look Who's Back

    Look Who's Back

    ★★★½

    Having a character time travel to a different era is nothing new, but making that character Adolf Hitler is a novel idea. This concept works probably way more than it should and while Oliver Masucci isn't the best Hitler on film (Bruno Ganz gets my vote), he totally owns this role.

  • Between Two Ferns: The Movie

    Between Two Ferns: The Movie

    ★★★

    If you're looking for an easy laugh, Between Two Ferns will surely do a trick. Each of the interviews has a different flare and you're surely enjoy at least one of them. For me it's Paul Rudd and David Letterman.

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    whip·lash
    /ˈ(h)wipˌlaSH/ noun
    1. the lashing action of a whip

    The whip striker, JK Simmons, has been scaring me ever since I first saw him in HBO's prison series Oz. If Shaffer Conservatory did a proper, thorough background check on Fletcher, JK's character in Whiplash, they would have found out that he really was an ex-con with a violent past and a prison record. His presence on screen in both Whiplash and Oz is simply terrifying and borderline insane. But…

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    ★★★★★

    "I feel a bit lightheaded. Maybe you should drive."

    In 1998, Terry Gilliam directed a wild ride of a film, 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Starring Johnny Depp as the prolific Hunter S Thompson and Benecio Del Toro as the ever-so-charming Dr. Gonzo. Depp idolized Hunter S Thompson and became good friends with him, which allowed Depp to pinpoint HST's mannerisms. One could argue that this is just another role for Depp where he utilizes what we'll call 'Jack…