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  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Jul, 2014

    Spectacular motion-capture lead performances supported by some pretty decent human ones too bring this emotional, if tried, story about family and civil unrest to the screen with all the whizz-bang awesomeness you can expect from a movie depicting an ape on horse-back with a machine-gun shooting it one-handed in front of an exploding tram.

    The only real disappointment here is the lack of mid-credit scene giving some clue to where this compelling universe will go next.

    Edit: I also feel…

  • And So It Goes 2014

    ★★ Watched 16 Jul, 2014

    It's one of those inoffensive, bland little films directly targeted towards the 50+ market. It's Complicated did this very well a few years ago in that it wasn't bland and was actually quite charming and funny. And So It Goes is not in the same league, unfortunately. It's an ok story about an Ebenezer Scrooge type becoming not an asshole. There's some basic jokes in here that should make the most easily amused chuckle, but as a whole the film…

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  • Man of Steel 2013

    ★★★½ Added

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • Pacific Rim 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Jul, 2013 4

    I saw this with four of my friends. One of them completely despised the film. He said he was bored through a lot of it and was majorly not impressed and even cringed through a lot of it. The other said he liked it but still didn't see how it was any better than Man of Steel which he also liked. The remaining three of us fucking loved it. There didn't even seem to be a huge logical reasoning for…