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  • The Martian

    The Martian 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Oct, 2015

    It takes a great filmmaker to make your heart race when: 1) you know the ending because you read the book, 2) you know the ending because its obvious, and 3) you know the ending because the star is Matt Damon.

    Beautiful cinematography and solid performances all around.

  • Speed Racer

    Speed Racer 2008

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Aug, 2015

    A BEAUTIFUL film. I just have no nostalgia for the show. I know I watched it, but I couldn't tell you the plot of one episode. There were a bit too many double crosses and plot 'twists' for my taste, but a fun watch. The final race really had my hard pounding...that surprised even me!

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  • My Little Pony: Equestria Girls

    My Little Pony: Equestria Girls 2013

    ★★★ Watched 13 Apr, 2014 3

    I'm not a brony. I've got nothing against them; I just wouldn't sit down to watch MLP if it weren't for my 4 year old daughter.

    That being said, these ponies don't pull any punches. They pack a tremendous amount of fantasy plot into a children's cartoon.

    Equestria Girls is not without its plot holes (Why does Twilight Sparkle not have a human doppleganger when all of her friends do?) and there is a HUGE data dump to tell us…

  • Gravity

    Gravity 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 18 Oct, 2013 1

    Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful. I am ASTOUNDED by the cinematography. I have no idea how this movie was assembled.

    The score was visceral. At times the hope was all consuming, and at other times the instrumentation was reduced to noise.

    The scientist in me had issue with plot points...but I really don't care. THIS is a film.