Monthly Archives: July 2016

Trainspotting (1996)

“The streets are awash with drugs you can have for unhappiness and pain, and we took them all. Fuck it, we would have injected vitamin C if only they’d made it illegal.” With the teaser trailer for Trainspotting 2 dropping … Continue reading

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Good Bye, Lenin! (2003)

“The future lay in our hands. Uncertain, yet promising.” On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell. Life in East Germany was radically altered as westernization and capitalism drastically changed the way people lived their lives. Good Bye, Lenin! brings … Continue reading

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Triumph of the Will (1935)

“It is our will that this state shall endure for a thousand years.” I figured that I’ve been knocking out a lot of simple titles lately, films that I know I’ll enjoy, so I decided it was time to check … Continue reading

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Mean Streets (1973)

“Honorable men go with honorable men.” The film that launched Martin Scorsese into a lifelong career of success, shot on a meager budget and featuring some of the biggest rising stars of the 70s – it’s Mean Streets. This straightforward crime flick … Continue reading

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Inception (2010)

“An idea is like a virus: resilient, highly contagious. The smallest seed of an idea can grow. It can grow to define or destroy you.”  Christopher Nolan has certainly made a name for himself over the last ten years. He … Continue reading

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There Will Be Blood (2007)

“I have a competition in me. I want no one else to succeed. I hate most people.” There Will Be Blood is a film that has all the ingredients for greatness. Daniel Day-Lewis, the most selective actor in Hollywood, decides … Continue reading

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Belated Liebster Awards

Well, I was nominated for this Liebster Award thing by quite a few wonderful people over a month ago. I never got a chance to respond, being away from my computer while abroad. I’m pretty sure I’m extremely late to the party, … Continue reading

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