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  • Crimson Peak

    Crimson Peak 2015

    ★★★ Watched 18 Oct, 2015

    For a film that basks in every production and period appropriate detail, Crimson Peak desperately needed a lead that could've captured a tenth of the vividness and sense of character that is seeping out of every wall within the decrepit estate. Despite a decent start in which Mia Wasikowska's Edith is introduced as a strong headed aspiring horror writer, her work and determination to become a respected woman are largely forgotten midway through as the film's setting transitions from New…

  • The Intern

    The Intern 2015

    ★★ Watched 03 Oct, 2015

    Just as middling, tidy, and inoffensive as you'd expect a Nancy Meyers film to be. But even at two hours long, this felt interminable. Someone needs to stop Nancy because her subplots are getting out of control! Robert De Niro is the perfect bland corporate messiah.

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  • Big Hero 6

    Big Hero 6 2014

    ★½ Watched 10 Nov, 2014

    So white washed and sterile that it makes the "culture clash" of San Francisco and Tokyo completely superficial. Its vapid tackling of familial loss is made all the more frustrating due to its blank cast of rote characters. Then a big superhero battle, ripped straight out of Marvel's already dull recent output, happens. Don't bother.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 15 May, 2015

    For decades, George Miller has been throwing ideas at a wall in order to form his own idealized post-apocalypse over the course of four films. As each new film has attempted to take the series in different directions, these vivid ideas have run the gamut of visual motifs and societal ideologies to varying degrees of success. But none have come as close to the fully realized world within Fury Road.

    Not only is there attention given to fleshing out a…