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  • Furious 7

    Furious 7 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 03 Apr, 2015

    Not as good as the two preceding films, although the script was rewritten after Paul Walker's death, so perhaps it was stronger before that. I feel like the movie is more sexist, which is a shame since diversity has been its strength. The plot makes no sense (even less sense than normal) and as much as I love Kurt Russell, his character really seems superfluous. However, the end tribute to Paul Walker is extremely well done and very moving.

  • Home

    Home 2015

    ★★★ Watched 01 Apr, 2015

    Perfectly acceptable animated fare. It's not that it's bad (and I love hearing Steve Martin, who doesn't do as much acting anymore as I wish he did), just that it's somewhat underwhelming. The third act doesn't help, when the movie tries to ramp up the emotion and action and instead bogs itself down.

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  • Dogma

    Dogma 1999

    ★★★★ Rewatched 09 Oct, 2012 2

    This is my favorite Kevin Smith movie, although it suffers from many of the same problems as all his films. Yes, it is drowning in profanity. Yes, there are way too many gay jokes and too much bathroom humor. Yes, many of the performances aren't good (and sometimes from good actors, leading me to think that a better director could have gotten better performances). And yes, the shots and camera placement isn't very inspired. But this movie works on its…

  • Galaxy Quest

    Galaxy Quest 1999

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Oct, 2012 6

    This movie is one of my favorites so a warning should be given. Gushing is going to!

    This movie has a brilliant cast. I'm not going to name all of them, but they're all fantastic. I will mention that this is the movie that brought both Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell and Justin Long to my attention. I also want to say that we all know Alan Rickman and Sigourney Weaver are great actors, but this movie reminds me of…