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  • Tracks 2013

    ★★★ Watched 17 Feb, 2014

    I can see why this film wouldn't quite please an international audience, or even an audience used to more traditional forms of storytelling. Tracks is slow and deliberate, almost exceedingly so. It cares more about telling what happened to this woman rather than creating and playing up the drama of her journey. There are many clear and obvious moments throughout the film where the drama could have been played up to intensify the viewer's experience, instead it opts to almost…

  • Non-Stop 2014

    ★★ Watched 19 Feb, 2014

    Liam Neeson has had an interesting career. For the majority of it he mostly starred in heavy, award-winning dramas that cemented him as one of the most serious actors in the business. This all seemed to change around 2008 when Neeson was cast in a little film called “Taken”. While not a critical masterpiece, it was a fun film that garnered a lot of positive attention and turned Neeson into an unlikely action star. Ever since, the majority of his…

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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…