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Dear Flixster Community,

After seven fabulous years with you all, we are sorry to let you know that we're going to be retiring the Flixster Community site on September 30, 2014. Please note that you can still access your ratings, reviews, and quizzes on Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes using your same login. We have had so much fun building this community with you.

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David Ray Gallagher (rebvodka042099)

Thessaloniki, Greece

David Ray's Recent Reviews


Now You See Me Now You See Me PG-13
Should be called "Now You Don't." Because I truly did not see it. Brainless, boring, pointless. Acting was mediocre all around, plot was weak, ending was confusing. A truly nothing film.
Devil's Knot Devil's Knot Unrated
Absolutely miscast - truly terribly acted (maybe only Dane Dehaan actually tried). Atom Egoyan created a misinformed mess of a movie, that even though shocks with some of its images of the young victims, has nothing more to give. I've been following the case of the West Memphis Three for a while, and this movie adds nothing new or interesting to the existing knowledge. Completely unnecessary and offers no insight.

David Ray's Favorite Movies


Elephant Elephant R
Gus Van Sant's absolute masterpiece. It makes you doubt, wonder and hate. The direction is unconventional and the picture so still, making "Elephant" a total must-see.This movie explodes so silently, like a firework in the night time sky.
XXY XXY Unrated
The only reason I'm sorry for, is that I didn't get to see this film when it came out two years ago. It was a powerful hit to the stomach, a film that is infused with subtle intensity, a movie about an unusual human drama. For me, this movie was about antitheses: prejudice vs. acceptance, male vs. female, freedom vs. oppression, love vs. neglect, heart-break vs. fulfillment.

The performances are simply brilliant, and although Argentinian cinema is one I'm the least familiar with, I was just proven that indeed the greatest movies don't require neither Hollywood nor billions worth of budget, nor happy endings.

A most powerful film about humanity, sexuality, acceptance, growth and tragedy. I literally didn't want it to end. Lyricism that flies off the screen straight to the heart. No taboos, no restrains, no limits. Real cinema. At last a movie I can call a masterpiece.

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