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February Movies

February's List. #30 was actually movie #63 for the year.
  1. The Town That Hated Sundown - Remake or Sequel? Solid start, but completely fizzles.
  2. Boyhood - Long-winded tale of growing up with a very misogynistic angle.  
  3. Filth - Scottish film with James McAvoy as bad cop. Heavy, but not the Bad Lieutenant.
  4. Trance - Great cast flounders in another Danny Boyle debacle, but Rosario...no words.
  5. Odd Thomas - Yelchin and my new bae Addison Timlin shine in Koontz adaptation. 
  6. Detention - Cross between Easy A, Scream & Hot Tub Time Machine. Good fun!
  7. Fighting Express Trilogy - I'm counting this as one, because I watched it in FF. Awful.
  8. Under the Skin - eerily though provoking with Oscar worthy performance by Johannson. 
  9. Killer Mermaid - aside from a tiny bikini and shorts, this one is as bad as it gets.
  10. Gone Girl - Wonderful acting can't help poor script and silly premise. Ending is a mess. 
  11. Virunga - Documentary on the preservation of Congo's Mountain Gorilla's and so much more.
  12. Thale - Noregian fairytale with slow beginning and cheesy ending, but solid guts. 
  13. Enemy - Simplistic tale of infidelity, made out to be much more complex than it is. 
  14. Friday the 13th: Final Chapter - Re-Watched. Silly fun. Forgot how lame 80's horror is.
  15. Wicked Little Things - Surprisingly strong cast carries this above par. Simple, yet effective.
  16. ABC's of Death 2 - Pretty awful sans four scenes. F, S, T, X. 
  17. The Man From Nowhere - Korean action masterpiece. It's what taken wished it had been. 
  18. White Bird in a Blizzard - Great cast in one of the worst movies ever made. Ridiculous ending.
  19. Hellraiser - Re-watched. Wonderfully creepy, but hilarious at times, especially Higgins.
  20. Dazed and Confused - Re-watched. Still probably the best Linklater film. Timely and timeless.
  21. Starry Eyes - Could have been a modern day Repulsion, but goes the demonic route. Meh!
  22. White Zombie - Poor Bela. First Zombie film ever is true to mystique, but lacks decent story. 
  23. Only God Forgives - Winding Refn and Gosling miss, but Scott Thomas is Razzie material. 
  24. Crazy Eights - Cast of up and comers (if it was 1990) can't help this horrid film.
  25. Omnivores - Wonderful Spanish horror, with a fatal flaw keeping it from brilliance.
  26. Solaris - Tarkovsky crawls us through this simple look at human's ruining humanity. 
  27. Open Grave - Silly plot that never takes hold due to horrible acting and script.
  28. The Hours (parts, reason behind it) - Incredible performances with standouts Moore and Harris
  29. Whiplash - I'm in a minuscule minority, but one of the worst movies I've ever seen. 
  30. Annabelle - Ten times better than The Conjuring. Thrilling and even has a few legit scares.


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  1. May I recommend "Finding Vivian Maier" for March? Unrelated: Have you seen Run Lola Run?

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    1. It's at the top of my queue. I adore her photography and when I saw your instagram shots, moved it. I love Run Lola Run.

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    2. Also, is this easier to read. I was reprimanded for causing seizures and being insensitive to people with certain eye problems.

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  2. I don't know if it is easier to read, but it sure is fancy-pants!

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