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Friday, February 22, 2013

Sean Kelly

What I Watched – February 8-21

Here is what I watched over the last two weeks:

  • Point Break – First Viewing (Cinema) – An enjoyable bromantic action film
  • Lunarcy! – First Viewing (Cinema) – An enjoyable doc about Lunar aspirations
  • Looper – Rewatch (Blu-Ray) – Still quite enjoy the film
  • Side Effects – First Viewing (Cinema) – An effective thriller
  • Cosmopolis – Rewatch (Blu-Ray) – Worth it for that final half hour alone
  • The Raid: Redemption – Rewatch (Blu-Ray) – Tried watching the English-dubbed version.  It was terrible
  • A Glimpse into the Mind of Charles Swan III – First Viewing (Cinema) – Somewhat underwhelming
  • Anticipating TOWER: a Shorts programme of Kazik Radwanski and MDFF – I can now see how Tower came to be
  • A Good Day to Die Hard – First Viewing (Cinema) – Didn’t feel like a Die Hard film, but it was an OK action film
  • Some Kind of Wonderful – First Viewing (Cinema) – The gender reversal of Pretty in Pink
  • Pretty in Pink – Rewatch (Cinema) – A classic, even if it had a bit too much of a Hollywood ending
  • Inglourious Basterds – Rewatch (Blu-Ray) – Finished off my Tarantino boxset and kicked off my mini-marathon of past Best Picture nominees/winners
  • Ghost Graduation – First Viewing (Cinema) – It’s a shame that this will unlikely get a decent theatrical release
  • Dead Before Dawn 3D – First Viewing (Cinema) – Alright for a teen-centric zombie film.
  • Shadows of Liberty – First Viewing (Cinema) – It was interesting, but the fact that I never got around to writing about it probably says something.
  • Midnight in Paris – Rewatch (Blu-Ray) – A lovely little film.
  • Little Terrors Volume 16: Frostbitten – Enjoyed this showcase of horror shorts and I will definitely check it out again.
  • The King’s Speech – Rewatch (Blu-Ray) – Still enjoy the film two year’s later.
  • The Social Network – Rewatch (Blu-Ray) – Makes me wonder why I even joined Facebook in the first place.

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ΓΌber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).