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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★½

    One of the best endings ever. One misstep in this movie that keeps it from the full 5.

  • Bicycle Thieves

    Bicycle Thieves

    ★★★½

    very good movie with an excellent story and a great ending, even if I would have tweaked the ending just a bit. 

    What keeps it freezing m being a favorite is I don’t think the characters are very dynamic and it’s not all that interesting visually.

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  • Gravity

    Gravity

    ★★★★★

    "Gravity is an experiment in minimalist blockbuster film making."-Sound On Sight podcast

    I heard this quote just a few minutes after leaving the theater, and I love it. First off I love it because it is true and secondly I love it because Gravity succeeds in a big way. Gravity proves that you can make a big budget film,with movie stars, that relies more on aesthetics than narrative, and that movie can be original, entertaining, and bottom line awesome. Gravity…

  • Diabolique

    Diabolique

    ★★★★

    Liked this an awful lot. The Hitch elements were already mentioned by Rauldc and Camo so I won’t belabor them. Very cool storytelling. I didn’t like one element of the ending, but it’s a small gripe.