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  • Endgame

    Endgame 2015

    Watched 10 Aug, 2016

    Predictability and bad editing are made up for with a genuine sweetness inherent in this movie. There are small moments of depth here that could have been further explored, but ultimately are sidetracked by the film's devotion to its cookie cutter plot.

  • The X Files: I Want to Believe

    The X Files: I Want to Believe 2008

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Jan, 2016

    Unnecessary? Maybe. Pointless? Not at all. This film gets a lot of flack for never getting deeper into the alien mythos, but as far as I'm concerned the mythos was pretty much wrapped up with the series. The highlight of this movie is getting to see Mulder and Scully life post-FBI. Great story although there is an element of tastelessness with the pedophile priest.

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  • Fantastic Voyage

    Fantastic Voyage 1966

    Watched 19 Aug, 2014

    I've obsorbed this plot before via an episode of the magic school bus, yet I was still eager to go along with the perils of the journey and marvel at the scenery of the human circulatory system. I gotta give the color photography it's due here for making the scenery pop, along with the psychedelic footage of red blood cells. Even though you can see how the sets were conceivably constructed, it doesn't take away from how well done they…

  • Monsters

    Monsters 2010

    ★★★ Watched 10 Jun, 2014

    What I liked most about this movie is how well the dystopian society of Mexico is made to look. Maybe because aside from monsters, it really isn't all that much different. I could see an argument that Monsters is a movie about the country's drug war, though you'd have to forget about that ending.