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  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Children of Men

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  • The Last Duel

    ★★★★

  • True Grit

    ★★★★★

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    ★★★½

  • The Abyss

    ★★★★

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  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

    ★★★★

    Honestly one of the great adventure movies of all time.

  • We Were Soldiers

    We Were Soldiers

    ★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I turned this on in the background, having not watched the film since high school, and I sure enjoyed it a lot more back then. It's commonly said that all war films are pro-war, and it might be true. It's pretty hard to argue otherwise in the case of We Were Soldiers.

    The movie's use of gory special effects, which are admittedly pretty outstanding, feel very exploitative compared to the better films it's trying to emulate. While Saving Private Ryan…