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  • The Purge: Election Year

    The Purge: Election Year

    ★★★½

    Final Lines: "There have been some isolated reports where NFFA supporters are reacting violently to this defeat. They are burning cars, breaking windows, looting, and attacking police officers..."

    Finally got around to watching this movie on Inauguration Day of all days. Not sure whether this movie set out to make a statement or just be an entertaining romp with a timely theme to sell tickets, but I did find that last line of the film ironic considering I was watching…

  • Nocturnal Animals

    Nocturnal Animals

    ★★★★½

    Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Golden Globe was well deserved. My goodness...he was electric. Jake Gyllenhaal gives one of his most raw and honest performances ever. Michael Shannon also continues his streak of perfect performances.

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  • Frank

    Frank

    ★★★★

    The music in this is amazing. Reminds me a bit of The Doors and some old Smashing Pumpkins jam sessions mixed together. When they really get going, it is really quite excellent stuff. Who knew Michael Fassbender could sing like that? His scene at the end of the film gave me chills. Not the film that I expected as it meandered a bit in the middle but the ending made up for it. An interesting look at the relationship and…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

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    Film 18 of the "Scavenger Hunt #2" Challenge!
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    A disaster film involving any mode of transportation!
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    I don't really even know what to say that hasn't already been said. This movie was awesome. My mind has been totally blown.

    However, I will say this about my experience with my local movie theater. The wife (RecycledSparks) and I went out and had some dinner and then headed over to the theater (we'd been looking forward to this for…