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  • Private Life

    Private Life

    ★★★★

    “Do you like prog rock?”

  • Machine Gun McCain

    Machine Gun McCain

    ★★★★

    Surprisingly well-crafted to look like another Italian cheapie even though at its heart it is nothing more than another gangster exploitation flick. Either way, it is a very entertaining movie elevated by the presence of Cassavetes, Falk, Rowlands, Ekland as well as Italian genre cinema regulars like Pistilli. Cassavetes might have hated these acting jobs and did them to finance his own movies, but you can't really tell - for the good or bad, he is going full method here.

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  • Flight

    Flight

    ★★

    Consider a drinking game:

    Down a shot every time Zemeckis cues a classic song in an unbelievably unsubtle way.

  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★★★

    It took me two whole days to stop thinking about the damn movie and actually write something about it. It's that good. Actually, I came to an realization that it very well might be Quentin Tarantino's best film (I revisited them all last year). Not my favorite of his, but the best. I don't think I will watch it again anytime soon, mostly because it's not the most rewatchable kind of movie. It's long, it's bleak, it's disturbing and it…