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  • Brooklyn

    Brooklyn 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 27 Nov, 2015

    My notes while watching Brooklyn:

    Well, so, probably not my thing, but it's awards season, so I'll try to get in another movie tonig....hmmm, that's a really nice opening...yeah, that was really well know, I do sort of like this movie's color palette....oh that's nifty turn, Ronan has always been good but this is a whole new level....who directed this?....who wrote this, oh, that explains a big part of know that's a really nice moment there with…

  • Trumbo

    Trumbo 2015

    ★★★ Watched 26 Nov, 2015

    It's okay, though it suffers in comparison to the Trumbo documentary.

    Biggest complaint is that it never shakes the certainty of foreknowledge, which, ironically, undercuts the heroism that it constantly trumpets.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 13 May, 2015

    "If you can't fix what's broken..."

    Fully satisfying as to theme, this is a throwback only in the sense that it reminds us of how much more thrilling stunts are than special effects. The choreography and editing is off-the-charts good...and a welcome relief to those of us weary of the uberfrenetic shot sequencing of Avengers and such.

    This is essentially one long chase scene, but backstory and theme are interspersed, and it's the rare action movie that shows rather than…

  • Interstellar