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  • The Intern

    The Intern 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Jan, 2016

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I surprisingly really liked this movie. Yes it's predictable, yes it's cheesy at times, but there's also a lot of great things in it. First, a successful female CEO that is relatable. The issues of work vs family, getting replaced at a job you love, finding friendship in unexpected places are all things we've experienced but that are rarely portrayed in movies. On top of that, the way they depict startups is exactly spot on. Despite its flaws (the theft scene), this is a fun movie that breathes new life into a genre that is a little tired.

  • Attack the Block

    Attack the Block 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Jan, 2016

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I really enjoyed this movie. It starts off as your typical sci-fi action movie, but quickly sets itself apart. You learn early on that the "good guys" can be bad sometimes, which makes the characters more 3 dimensional. The score is fantastic and gives the movie a retro/mysterious vibe. The aliens are really well done too, they don't need to be ultra-detailed CGI creatures to be scary. And the ending is fantastic.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 26 May, 2015

    I love that Mad Max exists. In many ways, this film is a breath of fresh air in a world where the Avengers formula is applied to every action movie. This film features a great cast of women that can stand their own in a fight. I also love that it's okay with having long stretches when no character says a word. It's not trying to be anything else than what it is: an incredibly well done action movie. And…

  • Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

    Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 2011

    ★★ Added

    The way the movie was directed made me think of a video game. Someone asked Ghost Rider to complete a mission in exchange for something.