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  • Hercules

    Hercules 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Aug, 2015

    I didn't realize this was a Brett Ratner film until after I'd finished watching it, but once I had this knowledge, it made perfect sense. Like many of his films, this is a perfectly enjoyable, breezy entertainment that is fun to watch. It's got a great cast, who all seem to be having a good time, and if there isn't anything underneath most of the action, well, who needs deeper meanings? The movie isn't trying for anything more than what it is, and I'm prepared to enjoy it on that level.

  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 15 Aug, 2015

    I liked this movie, but I wish I liked it just a little more. I'm not sure that it was the direction; if you like Guy Ritchie's films (particularly his Sherlock Holmes films) then I can't see why you wouldn't like this, as it's very similar without being a total clone. My biggest problem stems from the performances of the two male leads, actors of whom I'm quite fond. Unfortunately, I don't think either of them were particularly well served…

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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 begin....now!

    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…