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Bad Boy Bubby (1993) **1/2

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Focus On Film: Episode 9 - December 2013 Criterion Titles

Focus On Film Episode 9 is up!
Download the MP3 HERE.

In this episode: December 2013 Criterion Titles AnnouncementRecommended Films watched in the last 30 days (includingANOTHER YEAR, GATES OF HEAVEN, NASHVILLE, ANTIVIRAL, THE AMERICAN SCREAM and SIMON KILLER)"Criterion Most Wanted" 
"Focus On Film Theme"Daniel Sardella

Wings Of Desire (1987) ****

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A Cat In Paris (Une Vie De Chat) (2010) ****

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Prince Of Darkness (1987) ****

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Placebo "Loud Like Love" (2013) ****1/2

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Placebo haven't quite reached the heights of greatness that they are capable of since Sleeping With Ghosts (and Black Market Music is still my favorite by them), but this is much better than their last album, Battle For The Sun and is excellent overall. A slick little affair that still feels like Placebo.


Nine Inch Nails "Hesitation Marks" (2013) ***1/2

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Finally getting around to rating Hesitation Marks (2013). I wanted to listen to the album at least a few times to let it set in. It's grown on me a bit since my initial reaction, but I'm still not super crazy about it. There are some great songs and moments, but the production is a little tame for me (for a NIN album) and I'm not left super excited and wanting to listen to it over and over again.

"The Eater Of Dreams" is filler, in my opinion.
"Copy Of A" is a good, strong single.
"Came Back Haunted" is decent.
"Find My Way" is decent.
"All Time Low" is excellent and the outro is incredible.
"Disappointed" leaves me, well...... It's also unnecessarily long.
I really don't like the song "Everything", no matter how many chances I give it. A sore spot for the album and likely detracted a 1/2 * from my rating.
"Satellite" is very good. Great beat.
"Various Methods Of Escape" is g…

The Intouchables (2011) ****

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Cape Fear (1962) ****1/2

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Would You Rather (2012) ***

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Stanley Kubrick's Boxes (2008) ****

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Full Metal Jacket (1987) ****1/2

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are OVER!

 "I am...in a world...of SHIT."





Simon Killer (2012) ***

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Day Of The Dead (1985) *****

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The American Scream (2012) ****

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