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  • The Green Inferno

    The Green Inferno 2015

    ★½ Watched 22 Mar, 2014

    "The Green Inferno" could have been a cleverly updated take on the cannibal sub-genre with a satirical outlook on environmental activism/slacktivism but it fell short in pretty much every aspect and ended up being nothing more than a gory homage that felt utterly redundant.

  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World 2015

    ★★ Watched 16 Jun, 2015

    Putting aside the many issues I had with the films logic and basically all of its characters (sorry, Chris Pratt), "Jurassic World" blatantly tries to be some sort of meta commentary on the state of blockbuster cinema, criticizing that moviegoers have lost their sense of wonder, yet ends up being exactly the thing it seems to loathe while not invoking any sense at all.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 14 May, 2015

    The best straight-up action film of the 21st century thus far. Witness it!

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Apr, 2015

    While the second Avengers movie arguably has some flaws (my "big three": 1. An ultimately bland villain, who feels more like a "monster of the week" than a real threat. 2. The "de-evolution" of Tony Stark and Steve Rogers – "Age of Ultron" basically ignores the character development of these heroes respective previous films. 3. The movie's all in all somewhat setup-y vibe) and I would probably give it 0.5-1 stars less on a second viewing, I can't deny that for the most part I was properly entertained the first time around.

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 06 Mar, 2015

    A surprise early contender for my top 10 of 2015 as well as for the most spectacular and entertaining action scene of the year. Boy, did I not see that coming!

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Apr, 2015

    A gripping yet slow-burning minimalistic AI thriller that mixes its futuristic premise with the tropes of classic monster/horror movies. In many way a sort of anti-thesis to "Age of Ultron". Also, Alex Garland's directorial debut features the best dance scene in recent movie history.

  • The Interview

    The Interview 2014

    ★★½ Watched 24 Dec, 2014

    The Sony cyberhack and all the drama about the movie's release are most certainly the most memorable things about "The Interview". Man, I really wanted this to be this year's "This is the End"…

  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2014

    ★★ Watched 15 Dec, 2014

    The worst film in a mediocre fantasy trilogy. At this point I'm just glad that it's over.

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 2014

    ★★½ Watched 24 Nov, 2014

    More like "Meh-kingjay"…

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar 2014

    ★★ Watched 25 Nov, 2014

    My most anticipated movie of 2014 ended up being the hugest cinematic disappointment of the year. A big, bold sci-fi adventure that ultimately fails in almost every aspect.

  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 15 Nov, 2014

    Jake Gyllenhaal's best performance of his career thus far. Lou Bloom is the Patrick Bateman of this decade.

  • Big Hero 6

    Big Hero 6 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Jan, 2015

    This film had pretty much everything I want out of a Disney movie and out of a superhero origin story but man, what's with that god-awful Fall Out Boy Song?!?