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  • Bad Moms

    Bad Moms 2016

    ★★ Watched 23 Oct, 2016

    A positive (albeit raunchily delivered) message about motherhood is undercut by shit like, "Oh, you framed my daughter for drug possession? Don't worry about it, we cool, blondie."

  • Too Late

    Too Late 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 21 Oct, 2016

    Twisty and a little twisted, funny and melancholy, it's not quite right to call this "Tarantino-esque." It's certainly a child of "Pulp Ficton," but only in the way Woo's "The Killer" wouldn't exist without Peckinpah's "The Wild Bunch," which is to say, it takes from and builds on cinema history. And John Hawkes cements his status as a national treasure.

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  • Live Free or Die Hard

    Live Free or Die Hard 2007

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Jun, 2007 2

    Myopic fanboys largely just complained that this didn't have enough profanity, but as an exciting look at another bad day for Willis' John McClane, this does the trick. Wiseman's competent handling of action scenes is bolstered by Willis' enthusiastic performance, while the pacing makes it feel leaner than it actually is. Serious foul with the fighter jet/semi-truck battle, though, a scene so stupid and unnecessary that it nearly wrecks the climax.

  • Independence Day: Resurgence

    Independence Day: Resurgence 2016

    ★½ Watched 15 Oct, 2016

    The kind of movie where $200m goes into making alien spaceships look great but a green screen is used for people talking in a desert.