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  • Certain Women

    Certain Women 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 04 Nov, 2016

    No idea what to do with this one yet. Suspect it'll be a completely different film on a second viewing.

  • The Lost City of Z

    The Lost City of Z 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 15 Oct, 2016

    I gave it four stars but can imagine the rating swinging in either direction after a second viewing.

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  • Gravity

    Gravity 2013

    ★★ Watched 29 Oct, 2013 2

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

    I don't even know how to watch movies like this anymore. I assume this script is what happens when you decide to make a small character film that requires tens of millions of dollars' worth of special effects. I kept thinking about the Bruce Willis and Julia Roberts movie at the end of The Player.

    I've come up with one scenario where this film isn't aggressively stupid. You know how the entire script is built around the idea that Sandra…

  • Upstream Color

    Upstream Color 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 12 May, 2013 1

    This might be the shit-filled Malick film I was looking for.