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  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

    ★★★★★

    "Ad Executive: Mr. Zuckerberg, I'm in charge of security for all computers on the Harvard Network and I can assure you of it's sophistication. In fact it was that very level of sophistication that led us to you in less than four hours.

    Mark Zuckerberg: Four hours?

    Ad Executive: Yes, sir.

    Mark Zuckerberg: That would be impressive, except if you had known what you were looking for you would have seen it on my dorm room window."

    This banter is…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    “There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job.'”

    This is the only line of dialogue needed to understand where Fletcher (played by an astounding J.K. Simmons) is coming from. His background is deeply rooted in the philosophy of hardening someone to bring out their best. What he doesn't realize, is that not everyone works like that (which Neiman says next at the bar). Using his strong belief in hard work and being pushed to…

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  • Shutter Island

    Shutter Island

    ★★★★

    First great movie I've seen in a while (that I haven't watched before), even if it was predictable in most aspects.

  • American Beauty

    American Beauty

    ★★★★½

    Some of the themes are pretty hollow in terms of depth but it almost works out in favor of the story's portrayal of the longing for teen angst.

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  • Sherlock Gnomes

    Sherlock Gnomes

    Gnope

  • The Emoji Movie

    The Emoji Movie

    ½

    If someone finds me dead on August 4th, look no further than this film's existence as the perpetrator.

    P.S. Still alive unfortunately :/