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  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Aug, 2014

    I love (this version of) Peter Parker. He's very human, and he can flip from being serious and smart to goofy and youthful. It's a great combination that's perfect for Spider-Man's character.

    I liked the first Amazing Spider-Man. It wasn't a perfect movie, but Peter is a great character, so the end result was enjoyable. My opinion about the second movie is about the same--there's some faults with the plot, but Peter's character journey is great, so it was fun.…

  • Noah 2014

    ★★ Watched 30 Aug, 2014 1

    What in the world--?

    Even though I'm a Christian and have read the biblical account of this story a dozen times, I'm not really concerned about the liberties the director took with the source material. I expected there would be liberties taken, and I also expect the director wrote the movie for reasons other than to tell the true biblical tale. I didn't go into the movie expecting a straight adaptation, and I didn't get it, so I wasn't disappointed.…

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  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005

    ★★★★ Watched 20 May, 2012 7

    I already knew this was my favorite Star Wars episode... even though I didn't get around to seeing it in its entirety until today. ;) I really like Anakin's storyline as a whole; he's the redeeming factor of the prequels... if not the entire series... and the end of Ep. III is the pinnacle. Great finale. Like all SW films, there it has the usual problems of slow pacing and corny dialog, but overall this one isn't too bad. The romance or immodesty isn't unbearable either. Fun stuff, if you like "emo dude" (as a family member calls Anakin).

  • The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Jan, 2013 3

    I wasn't sure what I thought of this movie until I got to the ending. Then I started crying. The ending is thrilling, tragic, and touching all at once.

    As for the rest of the movie, it was interesting, both in an entertainment sense and in an intellectual sense. Like "The Dark Knight," the themes are complex and thought-provoking; it's a movie I'll have to watch multiple times before I fully grasp all the nuances. Unlike "The Dark Knight," however,…