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  • Secret in Their Eyes

    Secret in Their Eyes

    ★½

    Boring and tonally all over the place. Waste of time.

  • Amélie

    Amélie

    ★★★★

    Re-watched after coming home from a trip to Paris. Hadn't seen it in a while. Still fantastic.

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  • The Streetfighter

    The Streetfighter

    ★★★★

    He is one mean bastard from Okinawa and I don't mean in a not sharing his chips on the way home kinda way.

    Sonny Chiba has never been better than as Terry Tsurugi. A guy, to quote Clarence from "True Romance", "Well, he ain't so much a good guy as he is just a bad mother fucker. I mean, he gets paid by people to fuck guys up." And by Christ does he fuck people up.

    It's not as fluid…

  • Argo

    Argo

    ★★★★½

    It's funny how things work out.

    Ben Affleck was once considered the weaker half of his partnership with Matt Damon. To be fair a lot of Affleck's acting output would do nothing to suggest otherwise but there have been moments along the way where he has outshone his counterpart. His portrayal of George Reeves in "Hollywoodland" comes to mind.

    When it comes to directorial work the man who played Holden McNeil shows us where he should have focused his attention…