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  • Chef 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 18 Aug, 2014

    I'll be the first to admit that I'm biased as hell when it comes to Chef. I work with cooks and chefs in a kitchen and I have a passion for cooking myself. Additionally, my dad has been in the food industry his whole life and I've spent many an hour watching him and learning from him in the kitchen.

    Chef is a success because, like food should be, it's simple. It's a light, funny feel-good movie, but never feels…

  • Signs 2002

    ★½ Watched 18 Aug, 2014 4

    Still on the fence about whether or not Signs is a surreal masterpiece or an incomprehensible disaster. Leaning towards the latter, though.

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  • The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 04 Apr, 2014

    I feel as though I am at a loss for words when it comes to The Grand Budapest Hotel. It seems as though all of my thoughts have already been expressed by reviewers far more competent than myself. That puts me in a weird spot because I don't want to just write the same things that everyone else has written. But, if everything has been said, what the hell am I supposed to say?

    I suppose I'd like to begin…

  • The Fault in Our Stars 2014

    ★★ Watched 09 Jun, 2014 6

    The Fault in Our Stars is predominantly trite, sentimental, contrived, pretentious, and emotionally manipulative.

    Shailene Woodley plays a surface-level characterization of a teenage girl suffering from terminal cancer. The character ends there, however, as she is a person defined solely by her illness and not much more. Ansel Elgort is one of the better aspects of this film, though his character is similarly lacking in depth and also responsible for uttering some of the more cringe-inducing lines.

    Their relationship on…