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Just a random rant on my fondness for Die Hard. An “Ode to Die Hard” if you will.

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The State of New York against Kevin McCallister

The following is the State of New York’s charges against Chicago, Illinois resident Kevin McCallister. The charges are assault & battery in the 1st, and the attempted murder of Harry Lyme and Marvin Merchants on the night of December 24th, 1992. Additional charges include: breaking & entering and destruction of property at the residence of Rob McCallister, credit card theft, credit card fraud, boarding a flight without a proper boarding pass, and false impersonation.

Exhibit A

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Hot Tub Time Machine Review

I was quasi-excited about the comedic potential of Hot Tub Time Machine. First of all, the frickin’ title is Hot Tub Time Machine. I am in right there. Sprinkle in some Rob Corddry (of The Daily Show fame), Craig Robinson (of The Office, Pineapple Express, and Eastbound & Down fame), and John Cusack (of holding a boombox over his head fame), and you have a nice little recipe going.

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Shutter Island Review

I have always said no one utilizes the brilliance that Leo DiCaprio is capable of the way Scorsese does, which is why I was pleased to see them teaming again for his new thriller Shutter Island. I did become slightly worried when they pushed the release date back (from end of the year Oscar season to beginning of the year usually lame season). Not to mention, the trailer seemed to reveal too much of the plot.

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Antichrist review

In an effort to post more frequently, I am going to get back to quick reviews of films soon after seeing them. Additionally, this will provide a record of my initial reaction to a film before reading reviews and accounts from others.

Let’s start with Antichrist by acclaimed Danish filmmaker Lars Von Trier:

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Surprisingly Positive Review for Crank 2: High Voltage

I haven’t even seen the first Crank movie, haven’t been a fan of any of Jason Statham’s movies (except Snatch, which he really isn’t the star of), and had no intention/motivation to see this Crank 2: High Voltage. However, after seeing some shockingly (see what I did there?) positive reviews on this movie, I decided to give it a chance.

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Top 15 Films of 2005 Retro Edition

In my continuing series, I will look back at my previous Top 10 (or 15) Films list for each year a few years after the fact, 5 years in this case. Why do this? Because I haven’t gotten around to seeing all the must-see films of 2009 to do that list yet, so this is in its stead.

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