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  • The Guest

    The Guest 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 Jul, 2015

    I really want to be able to write intelligent and coherent reasons why I love this movie. But right now I am just too busy basking in the 80's glory that is The Guest. Maybe I can create a more thoughtful review after this high wears off.

  • Paper Towns

    Paper Towns 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Jul, 2015

    I would separate this movie into 4 chunks: the night, the search, the road trip, and the lesson. Each of these chunks is better than the one before. So a movie that I wasn't much into the first 20 minutes was one I felt deeply for by the end. It take our protagonist a long time to learn his lesson in the film, but the supporting characters make the journey a lot of fun. If this movie had centered around nerdy BFF Radar, I would have probably liked this movie even more.

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 02 Oct, 2014

    Not a film that ever feels scary, but I left the cinema uneasy anyway. The mood is masterfully set, as always, by David Fincher and his frequent collaborators Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The score and lighting can turn scenes that seem straight out of a romantic comedy into something foreboding. But this film isn't afraid to be funny either. It is definitely Fincher's most comical work and dark humor seems to be something he can do very well.

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Oct, 2014

    Jake Gyllenhaal terrified me in this. I was constantly made uncomfortable by him. But really, the true villain of this piece is the media. Between this and Gone Girl, the news has become the BIg Bad of 2014.