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  • Zero Dark Thirty 2012

    ★½ Watched 21 Oct, 2014

    Overlong, dry and just kinda boring, especially for movie depicting recent history. The acting is decent though I don't care a bit about anyone on screen. I mean I already know how it turns out. It's not even an interesting documentary.

    The climactic assault is often just a dark screen with vague hints of motion to be anything but frustrating - realistic lighting, maybe; bad storytelling, definitely.

    The best thing about the movie is the somber soundtrack by Alexandre Desplat.

  • Warning Sign 1985

    ★★½ Watched 20 Oct, 2014

    Before Resident Evil or 28 Days Later there was Warning Sign, and just as good as either for a movie made on a low budget in the mid 80s. Less over-the-top action, better acting and a bit more of a brain.

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  • RoboCop 2014

    ★★ Watched 02 Aug, 2014

    First off, I'm one of those rare people who didn't like the original RoboCop. Too heavy handed, and Paul Verhooven is just too much in love with gratuitous...well everything. Peter Weller is that movie's only saving grace.

    The remake is more serious than the original, trying for a more intelligent look at what it would be to become a cyborg, while still having the over-the-top political satire in the form of the Samuel L. Jackson segments (playing a jingoistic journalist…

  • Man of Steel 2013

    ★½ Watched 23 Jun, 2013 1

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