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Inglourious Basterds

You know what Utivitch, I think this might just be my masterpiece. I got this idea during the last fifteen minutes of Inglourious Basterds (2009) and I just couldn’t shake it.  You all know what the movie is about, I suspect, … Continue reading

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There Will Be Blood

Drainage! Expectation is a terrible thing.  Expect too much and you’ll be disappointed, expect too little and your liable to be proven right, expect exactly right and you will walk away basically satisfied but never surprised.  The best you can … Continue reading

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Top 12 Films of 2012

The past year, 2012, was a bit of a colossal disappointment.  It isn’t that the movies were bad or even not good.  In fact, you could probably say that it was one of the best years top-to-bottom ever.  Putting these … Continue reading

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Django Unchained

That said, I do feel guilty. The biggest problem with Django Unchained (2012) wasn’t on the screen, but giggling to my right whenever she saw someone was in horrible pain.  The hallmark of writer/director Quentin Tarantino is his fan club.  Say what you like … Continue reading

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Barbara

You can’t be happy here. Foreign films are difficult for me to judge.  Because of the limited number of foreign films I seek out, they are things to be endured for the sake of literacy or high enjoyment.  But, of … Continue reading

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Argo

You can train a rhesus monkey to  be a director. Ben Affleck has come out with a new movie called Argo (2012).  Before that he did The Town (2010) and Gone Baby Gone (2007) before that.  The comparison with George Clooney (a producer on Argo) is unavoidable.  Though Affleck isn’t nearly … Continue reading

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The Master

As a scientist and a connoisseur, what is in this remarkable potion? I’ve noted the sensation before now, but it’s back and deeper than ever.  My brain has seized.  I try to wrap my head around it, think of something … Continue reading

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