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  • The Witch

    The Witch 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 Feb, 2016

    The Witch, writer/director Robert Eggers’ mindbogglingly phenomenal debut film, is not like most modern horror movies. While many of today’s Hollywood fright flicks are heavy on cheap, immediate jump scares and/or gore overload, Eggers’ film is a methodically slow paced psychological nightmare. Where other scary movies are satisfied with simply popping out and yelling “boo!” at the audience, The Witch is all about embedding itself under the viewer’s skin and chipping away at their souls.

    Set in 17th century New…

  • Hail, Caesar!

    Hail, Caesar! 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Feb, 2016

    The Coen Brothers are back with another all-star, Roger Deakins shot, irreverent side-splitter of a film titled: Hail, Caesar! Now the Coens are revered as masterful filmmakers who imbue all of their projects with a hive mind jolt of creative passion, but they’ve really outdone themselves this time. Hail, Caesar! is an ode to the golden days of classic Hollywood and features some of the best world building and inside jokes about the industry imaginable. Some might say the Coens…

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Nov, 2014

    Jake Gyllenhaal is a fucking mad man. His outstanding, tour de force performance in Nightcrawler will be talked about for ages and will further reinforce this point. We’ve seen traces of brilliance throughout his career [Brokeback Mountain, End of Watch, Prisoners], and we all know Gyllenhaal is at his best playing weirdoes [Donnie Darko, Zodiac, Enemy] and not the pretty boy leading man stuff he’s dabbled with in the past [Prince of Persia…get outta here]. Now we’ve finally been blessed…

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Dec, 2015

    J.J. Abrams had one job and one job only: avenge us. It’s been a rough two decades for Star Wars fans. The Special Editions in the late 90’s mucked up many of our childhood’s and Episode’s I-III did their best to absolutely ruin the Star Wars legacy at every turn. With Lucas gone and Abrams in charge, would we finally get a decent Star Wars flick or were we doomed to sterilized CGI porn for all eternity? Fear not, Abram’s…