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  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs 2015

    ★★ Watched 15 Jul, 2016

    This film really emphasizes everything I hate about Aaron Sorkin, and serves to highlight the fact that The Social Network worked largely because of David Fincher's skillful direction. Too bad Danny Boyle couldn't overcome Sorkin's substantial weaknesses in the same way that Fincher did.

  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 28 Jun, 2016

    Okay, first of all, I think every single complaint or criticism of this film is probably valid, and I completely understand why someone would hate this.

    Having said that, I loved it. Yes, the central theme about how the beauty industry objectifies and consumes young women has been said elsewhere, but regardless of whether or not it’s been said better, this film does a great job of putting a fresh spin on that tired concept. Also, it's a message that…

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  • Birdman

    Birdman 2014

    ★★½ Watched 16 Jul, 2015

    Not bad, but this movie is far more impressed with itself than I could ever be.

  • Magic Mike XXL

    Magic Mike XXL 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Feb, 2016

    Utterly delightful. One of the most joyous films this side of Singin' in the Rain.