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Dave Finally Watches: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

While visiting in Champaign I looked through pal Dave T’s DVD collection. He had a bunch of things I haven’t seen and want to, and it was hard for me to make a decision. I finally settled on Edge of … Continue reading

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Dave Finally Watches: 12 Years a Slave (2013), American Hustle (2013)

You’re never going to want to sit down and watch a narrative about slavery. No one comes home from work and says, “Time to settle in for some trafficking of humans!” But I wanted to see 12 Years a Slave, … Continue reading

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Dave Finally Watches: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

I say “finally” watches because this has been in the theaters for a couple of weeks now (I was surprised that it hadn’t been shoved out to open up another screen for Captain Hobbit: The Hunger Transformer) and I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Dave Finally Watches: The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)

When I first came up with the Movies to Watch Project I had just read some “Mister X” comics, which are heavily influenced by German Expressionism and noir. I wanted to go straight to the source, so I got some … Continue reading

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Dave Finally Watches: Pacific Rim (2013)

Hot on the heels of The Big Lebowski came Pacific Rim, and even though Becky’s currently out of town she was okay with me watching without her. So Wednesday night I cooked first-night-that-Becky-is-away dinner (popcorn) and fired it up. The … Continue reading

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Dave Finally Watches: The Big Lebowski (1998)

Why had I not seen The Big Lebowski before now? It’s been one of those movies that everyone assumes everyone else has seen and loves. I’ve liked most of the Coen brothers movies I’ve seen and outright love many of … Continue reading

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Dave Finally Watches: M (1931)

The Movies to Watch Project has begun! Netflix sent me a copy of Fritz Lang’s 1931 film M and Friday night I popped some analog popcorn and sat down to watch. M is the story of a city in fear. … Continue reading

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Dave Finally Watches: In the Realms of the Unreal

Henry Darger was a quiet janitor who lived by himself in a one room apartment. He was solitary and kept to himself. There didn’t seem to be much to him until he died, when it was discovered that he had … Continue reading

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