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  • The Man Who Knew Too Little

    The Man Who Knew Too Little

    ★★★★

    Well that was a hoot! Yeah it may have gone on too long with its premise's gag for some, but for me it is right up my alley. I marvel at its writing as not only does the dialogue leave you howling at its double-meanings for two sides, but also how it brings back up certain props at the right moments for an effective moment comedically. What made this screenplay work, however, is this cast with Bill Murray in particular…

  • Transcendence

    Transcendence

    ★★★

    I can tell that this was probably the easiest paycheck Johnny Depp has ever collected given it doesn't involve much from performance. Beyond noticing that, I have to admit I have mixed feelings on this film. Sure, I could fault it for its straight-to-video style production values or its crazy premise as I found both to be in a way rather charming. In fact, one thing it DOES right is portray the flaws in both sides equally leaving the audience…

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  • Stand by Me

    Stand by Me

    ★★★★★

    Rob Reiner is one of those guys that either makes incredible, timeless classics or he makes bombs you wish you could forget (sadly that's mainly his recent efforts) yet with this film I have to say it's his best. Based off a Stephen King's non-horror stories and with an all-star cast of Wil Wheaton, Corey Feldman and the late River Phoenix, this film perfectly grasps the understanding of childhood. Sure, I didn't relate at all to the adventures or even…

  • Up

    Up

    ★★★★★

    Seriously, who wrote this? It's such a loaded premise that even the plot summary on Letterboxd is a fraction of what the story is, but to be fair to fully describe this film to someone who's never heard of it would come across as a long, pointless ramble- turns out it wasn't. It's often remembered for that heartbreakingly sincere love story of this man's late wife. A moment not only done with pinpoint perfection, but in reflection is interesting to…