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  • The King of Kong

    The King of Kong

    ★★★★

    Entertaining from start to finish. What a bunch of characters.

  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

    13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

    ★★★

    Thought it was pretty decent with some good action sequences. The Office is pretty good here, Krasinski the best, but David Denman didn't really have all that much to work with.

  • Ikiru

    Ikiru

    ★★★★½

    It's not perfect, a little too long is mostly what drags it down, but the impact is amazing. The ending is just beautiful and the journey there is fantastic. And such a beautiful song.

  • Demolition

    Demolition

    ★★★★

    There's a lot that doesn't really work here, but it's got good energy to it and I love watching Jake in anything. He carries it mostly on his own here, but that's okay. What a great guy.

  • Bride of Frankenstein

    Bride of Frankenstein

    ★★★½

    Could've used some more Bride in this flick.

  • For All Mankind

    For All Mankind

    ★★★★½

    Fantastic footage. What a world out there, and the people that go there are extraordinary.

  • The Spirit of the Beehive

    The Spirit of the Beehive

    ★★★½

    It's shot beautifully, but it didn't really connect with me. Tries for this dreamy world, but most of the time it doesn't work and it just becomes a slow film.

  • Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

    Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

    ★★★½

    Yet another solid Adam McKay comedy. They always go for it and often go overboard, but a lot of their stuff hits the right stuff.

  • Wild Strawberries

    Wild Strawberries

    ★★★★

    Third film, and finally a really like a Bergman flick. This got to me quite a bit. It's well-acted, looks good and hits home perfectly when it ends.

  • Precious

    Precious

    ★★½

    It's well-acted, but messy, and not in the interesting kind of way. Also, the fantasy sequences didn't work for me. They came out of nowhere, and at weird moments that didn't suit the tone.

  • Tokyo Story

    Tokyo Story

    ★★★★

    Quite a beautiful film that feels very real. It's quiet and laid-back but really got to me towards the ending.

  • The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter

    ★★★★★

    Those character snippets at the end always crush me. Deer Hunter is, more than any other film I can recall, life. In the sense that the three hours pass and I feel like I've seen everything, I've been everywhere with these people, and that's why it hurts so much. We had beers and sang "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" at John's place, we all got married together and were excited about the going to war, doing something big, something..…