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  • Starship Troopers

    Starship Troopers 1997

    ★★★★ Watched 26 May, 2015

    Part 90s action film, part sci-fi Nazi allegory, part coming of age romance, Starship Troopers is a strangely effective amalgamation of many different themes and messages that nevertheless manages to both captivate and entertain. Though the performances and special effects range from terrible to excellent, it's still got enough charm and strength in delivery that its weaker moments of pacing and storytelling do not detract too harshly from the overall product. Whether you love or hate the film, it's difficult…

  • Zombeavers

    Zombeavers 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 25 May, 2015

    I'm not even excited for Jurassic World anymore. This is the pinnacle of creature cinema.

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  • Tomorrowland

    Tomorrowland 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 23 May, 2015

    Nearly everything about this film is awe-inspiring and beautiful, from the performances, the cinematography, and the message. The sheer optimism and sense of wonder throughout the film that is captured is rare in today's times, when companies even such as Disney prefer their entertainment as dark and dismal, so I appreciate Brad Bird for sticking to the idealistic and inspiring tone of discovery that permeates the majority of Tomorrowland.

    And yes, it's beautiful...but not necessarily perfect or supremely executed.


  • The Cabin in the Woods

    The Cabin in the Woods 2012

    ★★★★★ Added

    There are few words to describe The Cabin in the Woods other than the greatest of adjectives: phenomenal, innovative, and inspiring come to mind. This works not just as a horror movie, but as a comedy, drama, and even a philosophical expression of art. It also does this without offending or desecrating the legacy of any of these genres. This movie is a glorious combination of everything that there is to be loved about horror movies, and even more. It is an exceptional film, and the best horror movie I've ever seen.