dropkickrob

dropkickrob

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Got introduced to movies by my parents, am sneaking out of bed to catch glimpses of some more ever since.

Favorite films

  • Whiplash
  • Die Hard
  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • Yojimbo

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  • Dune

    ★★

  • Schumacher

  • The Nose Speed Record

    ★★★

  • Alone on the Wall

    ★★★

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  • The Fast and the Furious

    The Fast and the Furious

    ★★★★

    Watched it on Car-Friday* in a drive-in theatre then proceded to race every sportscar in sight in my 50hp shitbox

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    *It's a commonly used pun on the german name for 'Good Friday': 'Karfreitag'. As german is non-rhotic and we tend to also pronounce english words like 'car' as if the 'r' at the end barely existed.

  • Dynamite Don-Don

    Dynamite Don-Don

    Watched this without subtitles and had some skips and lags but enjoyed it nonetheless. If anyone knows where to find this film with subtitles please let me know.

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  • Princess Mononoke

    Princess Mononoke

    ★★★★½

    Watched this for the first time today. Just after reading up on the recent events in Milwaukee and being shocked by the human depths of hatred.

    23 years ago this movie contemplated modern society, what we call progress, our impact on our nature, our environment and humanity's very signature: hatred. Those talking points now seem to ring more true than ever.

    While I personally do not like the genre of Anime and it's modern characteristics, Princess Mononoke stands head and…

  • Red Beard

    Red Beard

    ★★★★½

    Finally watched Red Beard, the final Kurosawa-Mifune and for me personally the final Kurosawa I haven't yet seen, on the Masters 111th Birthday.

    I can't say more than: Happy Birthday and Thank You Sensei.

    どうもありがとうごさいますせんせい