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  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad 2016

    ★★ Watched 08 Aug, 2016

    In which a bald-headed Will Smith fires an arsenal of weapons set to Kanye West's "Black Skinhead", and it's not even close to being the most ridiculous musical cue featured in this goddamn burning trash can behind a Hot Topic store of a movie.

  • The Conjuring 2

    The Conjuring 2 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 19 Jun, 2016

    Get the fuck outta here with that painting sequence. James Wan deserves all the oscars for it.

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  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Jan, 2013

    During 2012, there was more than one instance of a renowned film critic declaring the death of cinema. But I think it’s safe to say that while Quentin Tarantino is making films as great as Django Unchained, we can dispose of any such notion. There’s a lot to say about Tarantino’s epic dissection of slavery, but simply put, Django Unchained is cinema through and through.

    To not put it simply, with this film, Tarantino cements his position as modern cinema’s…

  • Chronicle

    Chronicle 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 02 May, 2012 4

    I like CHRONICLE, I really do. But I bet had it not been done in the found footage format, I would have loved it. It's an original superhero story mashed with CARRIE and with just the right amount of Amblin spirit mixed in. And the gimmicky aesthetic just damn near ruins it. I'll give director Josh Trank some credit for cleverly going around the limitations of the format, especially in the end, but all that effort just begs the question…