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  • Speed Racer

    Speed Racer

    ★★★★★

    "More like a NON-ja. Terrible what passes for a ninja these days."

    Thrill a minute action sequences in between moments of introspection, Speed Racer might be the most pure offering from the Wachowskis. Filled with wonderful characters, yeah the action is top-notch as is expected, but it's the quiet moments that work as a balancing act. Truly beautiful stuff.

    This should be the blueprint for live-action takes on Anime, it's on a whole other level than any other attempt. The…

  • King Kong

    King Kong

    ★★★★★

    "Monsters belong in B movies."

    Usually true, but not here!

    Absolutely love this, from the epic scope, to that superb cast, not to mention the visual effects that look better than most movies since. Naomi Watts is perfect in the role of Ann Darrow and Jack Black is really bringing it here. Not to mention Andy Serkis, giving one of the best motion capture performances of all time. 

    A ripping adventure, of course, but also incredibly sad. The finale atop…

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  • The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

    The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

    ★★★★

    What an absolute hoot this was! What a one-two punch director Colin Higgins had with this and 9 to 5.

    Great songs, great performances, delightful choreography, and charm for days. Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds have amazing chemistry, you really do buy into their romance. Dom DeLuise is fantastic as the villain going for some prime physical comedy. Charles Durning basically shows up for one scene, knocks it out of the park and scores an Oscar nomination, well deserved. Oh…

  • Glitter

    Glitter

    ★★

    Terrence Howard is so bad at math that he invented his own math to prove he wasn't dumb as hell.

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  • Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket

    ★★★★★

    Fun Fact: Both halves are great it's just that children lose interest when a man isn't screaming in their face.

  • Catwoman

    Catwoman

    ½

    Well that certainly was a movie.