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  • The Disaster Artist

    The Disaster Artist

    ★★★½

    A lot of credit should be given to the heart and care that obviously went into making this movie. The film does a good job of walking the line between having fun and making fun of The Room and Tommy Wiseau. James Franco was able to humanize and celebrate Tommy, and his impression of Wiseau is absolutely spot on. Unfortunately if you haven't seen The Room I'm not sure you can get much out of it. Wiseau is too insane…

  • The Room

    The Room

    There is a ton of material to read and watch about this iconic cult classic and it still doesn't prepare you for the experience. It is indescribable. It is wholly unique to itself and a masterpiece of trash cinema.

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  • Yojimbo

    Yojimbo

    ★★★★

    A masterfully made movie, combining quick, explosive action, deliberately paced drama, and a good amount of humor. Kurosawa's direction is basically flawless. His skill is just amazing to watch. Toshiro Mifune is also fantastic. He's as cool as he is deadly. It is a bit drawn out at times, with the samurai playing both sides more than necessary to move the plot forward. But it all plays out wonderfully with a satisfying conclusion.

  • Marty

    Marty

    ★★★★

    Hard to imagine this movie being made today. It is so restrained and lean, with no frills or tricks. Just a heart-warming, romantic, easily relatable story told over a weekend about a couple's first date. It takes a while for it to really sink in that it can be that simple, you keep waiting the rug to get pulled out. Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair are both lovable, vulnerable, and real. Borgnine is the movie, it lives and dies with…