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Out of the Furnace (2013) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1206543/

A maladjusted ex-soldier gets into fighting to repay his debts, and his now-ex-con working-class brother turns to vigilantism when the fighting goes bad.

Decent, but definitely not good enough to watch a second time. Not impactful in the least.



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Big Trouble in Little China (1986) image

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090728/

A man's fiancé is kidnapped, and he and his friend move to rescue her from what turns out to be ancient Chinese mystical forces.

A phenomenal movie. Fun and interesting. The acting is great, the story is great, the setting is great. I easily consider this mandatory viewing, and I think it holds up even after all these years.



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Fight Club (1999) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0137523/

A corporate drone goes mad and spirals into psychopathy, violently lashing out at society.

An absolutely mandatory film. As heavy-handed as its anti-corporatism is, it has fantastic subtleties requiring multiple viewings. There are very few movies which can achieve this level of watchability. This is absolutely an A-class dudebro movie.



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