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  • Batman 1989

    ★★★½ Rewatched 23 Nov, 2014 2

    I remember liking this a lot as a kid, but my opinion seems to have cooled a bit since then. I really shouldn't be surprised, considering I don't really care much for Tim Burton films, but it isn't really his involvement that's the problem. I just don't like this adaptation's portrayal of the characters nearly as much as I like their portrayal in the Nolan films or in some of the animated TV shows. And I'm not talking about the…

  • Autómata 2014

    ★★★ Watched 22 Nov, 2014

    I was really surprised to see how bad the reviews were for this after watching it, but the more I read, the more they started to make sense. I don't think this is a bad film, it just really doesn't do anything special. The whole "living machines" thing is perhaps becoming a little too commonplace now, and Automata suffers mostly from being released a decade too late, as it fails to distinguish itself from the herd in any meaningful way.…

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  • Hanna 2011

    ★★★★ Rewatched 01 Dec, 2012 9

    I noticed on this rewatch that Hanna seems to have a lot of similarities to Nicholas Winding Refn's Drive. Both films are filled with dark and gritty noir-like themes, both have a fantastic electronic musical score, both are violent, and both take the viewer in a very different direction than expected. I am honestly surprised that this didn't receive more attention upon its release as it is a very well made film with a fantastic performance from Saoirse Ronan, especially…

  • Drag Me to Hell 2009

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Oct, 2012 1

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