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  • Die Hard 2

    Die Hard 2

    ★★

    Maybe it’s because I’m coming off of the high of the first one, but this really didn’t do much for me. The acting is fine, and most of the action is pretty exciting, but I can’t get past the fact that this doesn’t really seem to have anything on its mind. It’s a slicker, shinier production this time around, which in itself is fine, but the actual plot feels rather cold and mindless. I never get a sense of who…

  • Die Hard

    Die Hard

    ★★★★★

    Calling Die Hard the best and most fun action movie ever made (which it is) barely scratches the surface of how brilliant it is. Besides being thrilling and fun, it’s also clever. The way it so deftly incorporates its own environment and throws in more setups and payoffs than I can count is unparalleled. When you watch Die Hard, you’re watching nothing less than the best possible version of what it is; just look at the countless imitators that have…

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  • Reservoir Dogs

    Reservoir Dogs

    ★★★★★

    I gave this movie a 4.5 the last time I saw it.

    What the hell was I thinking?

    It never ceases to amaze me how this movie is so great and was made for so little. I also can't believe this is only my 4th favorite Tarantino movie.

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★★

    Within 8 seconds, I was in love again. I think this is the only movie, other than Pulp Fiction, that I've watched twice within two months.