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  • GoldenEye

    GoldenEye 1995

    ★★½ Rewatched 03 Oct, 2015

    I have friends who go back and watch/review the whole series whenever a new Bond film comes out. I don't see how. They are so disposable and dreadfully dull on repeat viewing...and this is one of the better ones.

  • Sicario

    Sicario 2015

    ★★ Watched 30 Sep, 2015

    For a movie this violent, its bashfulness about the actual moments of violence has me rethinking my esteem for PRISONERS.

    Blunt's character is just not credible in any real way, and she fluctuates between moral positions more depending on where the film needs her to be than based on who the film needs her to be.

    That said, I spent the first hour or so thinking, "wow, this is really interesting visually; the last time I remember a genre film…

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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