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  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    ★★★★★

    "Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory."

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is THE film that comes to mind when I think of my childhood. Even today, I love every single second of the wild and hilarious experience that it provides. Most criticisms of the film are understandable and valid, but I don't care - for me, everything about Temple of Doom works on a visceral level - hell, I even enjoy the lame humor and Kate Capshaw's over-the-top performance. Anything goes.

  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    ★★★★

    I enjoyed this film (or half of this film) a lot more than I thought I would. There are some serious deep and dark moments that make me want to give Spielberg a fist-bump. However, at the end of the day, A.I. Artificial Intelligence suffers from a clash of style. I honestly feel like the first half of this film is Spielberg doing his best Kubrick impression, and it actually works, until the tone shifts and things become borderline theatrical.…

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  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★★

    "I'm not talkin' 'bout pleasure boatin' or day sailin'. I'm talkin' 'bout workin' for a livin'. I'm talkin' 'bout sharkin'!"

    Jaws really is a classic masterpiece. Spielberg directed the fuck out of this one and the result is a film that will forever stand the test of time. It's 2017 and nothing about Jaws feels dated. Can you imagine what it must have been like seeing this on the big screen in 1975?

  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★★

    "Goddamn! Turn that shit off; play some Bobby Blue Bland."

    At it's core, Do the Right Thing is a film intended to make the viewer think. What is the best way to deal with racial tension and bigotry? Do you simply turn a blind eye and continue to live life? Do you accept the humanity of every individual and attempt to break down racial barriers? Perhaps you just get angry and start destroying stuff. Either way, it should be pretty…