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  • The Nightmare

    The Nightmare 2015

    ★★½ Watched 07 Oct, 2015

    Not sure what to think about this. The first half was creepy and interesting. The second half seemed kind of like bullshit.

    In terms of production and pushing the boundaries of doc film making, it's pretty great and genuinely creepy for a while. But that begins to wear off and you start to wonder about the sincerity of these people. I think that either A) you're having intense dreams and simply don't know how to parse or explain them or…

  • The Martian

    The Martian 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 05 Oct, 2015

    So that was fun. Sort of borrows from many other disaster/Mars films to make its own thing. Specifically "Mission to Mars" meets "Apollo 13."

    But there's also some "Contact" in there as well as taking some cues from "Independence Day" and "Red Planet"; among others.

    Visually stunning as it is (and well written), the humor was mostly excised from the novelization as was maybe the most exciting, nail-biting moment in the novel. I understand skipping some of the details in…

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  • Chicago

    Chicago 2002

    ★★½ Watched 26 Feb, 2013 2

    This movie beat The Pianist? Fuck you.

  • The Adventures of Tintin

    The Adventures of Tintin 2011

    ★★ Added 16

    Incredibly boring with unflattering characters and attempts at comedy that had me eye rolling ever bit as much as I was checking my watch. No stakes, no story, no intrigue. Just a series of set pieces that, for the most part, linger on nothing of interest.

    The character of Tin Tin himself is as bland as he appears. Wish I would've skipped this one.