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  • The Stendhal Syndrome

    The Stendhal Syndrome

    ★★★

    Pacing issues aside, this is a pretty solid Argento film.

  • Firestarter

    Firestarter

    ★★★

    This film always teeters on 2.5 to 3 for me. There are elements that are so potent and powerful that it is a damn shame that most of the film is surrounded by mediocrity and confusion.

    First up, Tangerine Dream's score is a goddamn masterpiece. David Keith & Drew Barrymore do a decent job but the constant flashbacks cause disruptions. The stunt/fire sequences are still amazing to look at 33 years later and still give me chills. All of the best…

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  • The Boondock Saints

    The Boondock Saints

    ★½

    I own this film. In fact, I own two copies of this film. In the early 2000's, I remember thinking that the film wants to be a Tarantino film or a Guy Ritchie film but is so poorly edited and disjointed, it could never even come close. However, I always thought that the relationship between the brothers was not only the best thing about the film but raised the film above mediocrity along with the off-kilter performance of Willem Dafoe.…

  • Samurai Cop

    Samurai Cop

    ★★★½

    Hilariously bad film! Watch this with a party of drunken friends. Hollywood Cop is also a watch, but doesn't hit the unintentional comedic gold that could be found in this film.