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  • Jason Bourne

    Jason Bourne 2016

    ★½ Watched 02 Aug, 2016

    Of all the films released this summer, if you would have asked me in April what movies I thought would be sure fire hits, I would have said Capt America and Jason Bourne. I can't believe the combination of Damon/Greengrass missed this one.

    The story felt all over the place. The whole Dad thread didn't.make any sense. Tommy Lee Jones was a waste. Alicia Viklander is an actress that I cannot figure out. Her American Aceent leaves a lot to be desired as well as her acting in this film. And I'm still the ending.

    The Summer of Dsappointment continues on.

  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond 2016

    Watched 27 Jul, 2016

    Hiring Justin Lin to direct was the first error in the third movie of the rebooted series. I would have hoped that Paramount/Bad Report/Skydance made. A very thin story line and very confusing third act. Karl Urban continues to be the most underrated actor of the cast. Whether he adlibbed or Bones just had the best lines.

    I didn't get the villain or the female alien who works the intrepid crew of the Enterprise. If they do make another series, I hope they bring in an A-List director and a worthy villain

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  • Kick-Ass 2

    Kick-Ass 2 2013

    ½ Added

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

  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

    Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Aug, 2015

    Simply amazing. Last year, I said Cruise was getting too old for action and go back to drama. Cruise has proved me wrong. From the opening scene with the jet to the intense ending, Rogue Nation is the best in the series, the best movie of the year (so far) and one of the best of Cruise's career.

    McQuarrie gets better with each film. Stylistically, he can be repetitive (see car chase in Jack Reacher and Rogue Nation). However, his…