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  • Big Hero 6 2014

    ★★★ Watched 26 Feb, 2015

    Liked it but felt the last half hour was a REAL letdown. Thought the film was pretty original all things considered - and those things are Disney wanting a traditional, animated Marvel movie. Couldn't help but feel the marketing team working diligently throughout almost the entire film - how do we appeal to the masses! That being said, the main character was awesome, as was his robot sidekick. Really cool villain also. But I felt the supporting characters were all very average as well as the way the story turned out.

  • Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 27 Feb, 2015

    Always amazed when a filmmaker can turn a subject I have little to no knowledge about into something as epic and interesting as this. JK Simmons was amazing in a multitude of ways, and deserved that academy award without a doubt. Miles Teller, however, should have won the Best Actor Oscar as well. Actually, let me step back for a second - Michael Keaton in Birdman probably deserved it and should have gotten it...what the hell, Oscars for both! It…

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  • Shame 2011

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 Apr, 2012

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Not exactly the most uplifting movie I've ever seen, still this was a powerful, intense and really absorbing story. While one of the more depressing films I've ever seen, it was also exhilirating to watch due to the craft and creativity put into it.

    Fassbender's performance really made the film as did its methodical pace and confident directing. Carey Mulligan was really good also. You could definitely feel the pain of both characters.

    Brandon was just a miserable man, somebody…

  • Man of Steel 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Jun, 2013 14

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I haven't been this undecided and mixed on a movie in a long time. I was really frustrated and disappointed by certain aspects of this yet there were other pieces that I really liked. On top of that, there were probably about 3 or 4 absolutely amazing scenes that really upped the ante and were unlike anything I had seen. Zack Snyder obviously wanted to go big and epic here and he really delivers on that end.

    My biggest complaint…