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  • Arrival

    Arrival 2016

    Watched 11 Nov, 2016

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I wanted to like Arrival. I think Denis Villenueve is one of the most exciting directors out there and look forward to his Blade Runner 2. I though Sicaro was brilliant. But......

    I could not sit through Arrival. The movie started off so personal to me. I have not experienced what Amy Adams's character did but I am going through something similar. It made me uncomfortable right off the bat. Then the story just felt like it rambled on and…

  • Inferno

    Inferno 2016

    Watched 01 Nov, 2016

    Here is another one for the "Book is better than the movie" pile. This is an incoherent mess at times, and downright awful in others. Both Ron Howard and Tom Hanks give the worst performances of their careers. While I like the Brown books and thought DaVinci Code was good, Angels and Demons tolerable, I've never been comfortable with Hanks portrayal of Langdon. From the hair in the first movie to his overacting in Inferno, he's not a good fit…

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  • The Accountant

    The Accountant 2016

    ★½ Watched 15 Oct, 2016

    Totally predictable movie that once again proves my theory that Ben Affleck acts better in movies he directs. Not to say he was horrible in "The Accountant", but the character he plays, having autistic/Asperger's Syndrome (the movie doesn't really clarify which), is one that would be hard to pull off even for Al Pacino in his heyday. It is not a role I would have picked for Affleck. Got to give him credit for trying.

    That being said, this movie…

  • Kick-Ass 2

    Kick-Ass 2 2013

    ½ Added

    This is how you kill a franchise. By making people say I miss Nic Cage