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  • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

    Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk 2016

    ★★½ Watched 01 Dec, 2016

    A very strange way of telling this story. I didn't hate it (for the most part) as Ang Lee is the best, but a bizarre and uneven tone and narrative kept me at bay. It gets pretty meta in an unnecessary way as a decent portion of the film is about Chris Tucker trying to get the very film we're watching made, eventually considering the same Chinese investors who actually financed the film. Perhaps the best way to sum up…

  • Lessons of Darkness

    Lessons of Darkness 1992

    ★★★★½ Watched 23 Nov, 2016

    Beautiful and truly hypnotic. I could watch it for hours! (If it didn't take me 5 viewings because it kept lulling me into a deep nightmare filled sleep)

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016

    Watched 28 Mar, 2016 1

    I don't want to beat a dead horse here, but such a fucking boring drag. From about frame one.....

    There are many moments that make me question if Snyder understands basic narrative at all. Hmmm, when's a good time to intro some slow, pointless Justice league info, shown to us while someone slowly and methodically parses some computer files? I've got it! The shot after literally introducing a ticking countdown clock during the climax! Brilliant!*

    *not sure if it's the…

  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World 2015

    ★½ Watched 14 Jun, 2015 1

    This could have been so much fun.

    But the most amazing thing about this movie, is that instead of feeling like a 14 years later sequel, it just feels like another hastily thrown together in a long line of every couple of years type of installment.

    This movie also elevates fan pandering to some kind of meta art form wherein you could spend most of the movies runtime picking out shots, characters, designs, vehicles, et al that reference better elements…