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  • Jupiter Ascending

    Jupiter Ascending 2015

    ★★½ Watched 25 May, 2015

    A lot of cool concepts and story elements, but a relatively poor execution of them. Could have used some polishing; if the screenplay would have gone through a few more drafts this could have been great.

  • The French Connection

    The French Connection 1971

    ★★½ Watched 17 May, 2015

    I've never liked crime thrillers very much. This one has some very well-done sequences, but the majority of this is seems so much like everything else I've seen and been apathetic towards that it just bored me to tears.

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  • Mommy

    Mommy 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Feb, 2015

    Dolan's visceral, energetic filmmaking is the perfect medium for a story about two characters who are constantly kicking back against the rest of the world. The use of the narrow aspect ratio shows the constraint of the characters' living situation, and the results of the camera working within that constraint are incredible even if they are a bit unnerving at first due to the familiarity with widescreen. The performances can't be praised enough; nor can Dolan's writing when it comes…

  • Tusk

    Tusk 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Sep, 2014

    Definitely a strange, strange movie. It takes an unexpected turn or two, and some of the characters are extremely engrossing; you actually lose yourself in it. An extremely original movie that's more thought-provoking than entertaining, but still pretty damn entertaining.