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  • The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book 2016

    ★★★ Watched 31 May, 2016

    If the whole movie was of the same caliber as the scene with Mowgli and Baloo in the river or the reveal of King Louie, we might have a winner here. Unfortunately, this is little more than a passable film in an astonishingly pretty package.

  • Anomalisa

    Anomalisa 2015

    ★★★ Watched 29 May, 2016

    While the concept and animation are absolutely marvelous, I was really struggling to meaningfully connect with the story. The middle part is really good, but in the end I was mostly thinking "This was ... different?".

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  • The Yes Men Fix the World

    The Yes Men Fix the World 2009

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Apr, 2013

    The subject matter: 5★. The film itself: 3★. The way they take a shit with the capitalist ideologists in this film is pure gold. They set the most ludicrous traps and still people step into it. As a documentary however, there's still some work into making it a more coherent, interesting whole.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Dec, 2015

    The prequels get a lot of flak – too much even, as I really enjoyed episodes II and especially III – but it's true that the balance was probably tipping to the wrong/dark side with their exuberant sets, CGI overload and gimmicky characters. With this one however I feel the pendulum might be swinging a bit too much to the other side though: it stays so true to the original trilogy that some scenes or plot points almost feel like…