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  • The Accountant

    The Accountant 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Oct, 2016

    This movie...woah.

    I had seen the trailer maybe one time, giving me a vague idea of what the film was about, but either that trailer was a) horribly misleading, I b) forgot the details, or c) I completely misunderstood the trailer.

    Perhaps a little of columns a, b, and c. In any event, as this movie played out, I was continuously surprised. Sometimes for good reasons, other times for bad reasons. This film is bonkers.

    It's about an accountant. It's…

  • The Girl on the Train

    The Girl on the Train 2016

    ★★★ Watched 22 Oct, 2016

    The final 15-20 minutes are a real shame.

    I won't argue that the first 90 minutes are utter brilliance, but the movie me hooked enough for me to consider a decent, solid little psychological drama. Emily Blunt is better than I expected at acting drunk, and the film, at least during those first 90 minutes, has some interesting ideas about how people view women as child bearers, as well as a woman, rather than the usual man, being the abusive,…

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  • Zootopia

    Zootopia 2016

    ★★★★★ Watched 11 Jun, 2016

    This was a truly unexpected surprise. I haven't seen all of the recent Disney animated films. Of those that I did, I didn't care at all for "Wreck-It Ralph" and thought "Frozen" was patently mediocre. Positive reviews for "Zootopia" had me going 'Eh, whatever. Y'all said the same about Ralph and Frozen."

    Frankly, if you walked up to me yesterday and asked if I thought Disney had it in them in the foreseeable future to knock one straight out of…

  • The Big Short

    The Big Short 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Dec, 2015

    What an odd circumstances under which to watch this.

    In my family we celebrate Christmas on the 24th more so than on the 25th. The extended family has a few places to be over the course of a few days so the gang finds a way to get together on the 24th and we have fun into the early morning until most part ways for other gatherings. There's a supper at my father's the 25th, and I'll be there later…