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  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 20 May, 2016

    Whoever makes trailers in Hollywood needs to go away. On the one hand, the trailer for this film did its job. It successfully convinced me to see the film. The downside, of course, is that very nearly all of the best moments of the film are undercut by having been prominently featured in the trailer. They still work in situ, of course, but the punch would probably have been better without having seen them.

    Still, overall, The Nice Guys is…

  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 12 May, 2016

    Basically Batman vs Superman, but actually fun to watch. Fight scenes a bit heavy on shaky cam. End villain a bit anti-climactic, but at least it wasn't a giant troll from Lord of the Rings. Overall, a fun watch.

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  • Ninja III: The Domination

    Ninja III: The Domination 1984

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Feb, 2014 1

    Sort of like mashing together The Exorcist, Poltergeist, Samurai Cop, any Sho Kosugi movie, Flashdance, and Tron.

    So, awesome, obviously.

  • Dredd

    Dredd 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 02 Mar, 2014 2

    Even without having ever read the comic, I somehow feel that I can assure any fan that this is the best adaptation they will ever hope to see. The action is great, the conceit is superb, and it doesn't try to put on airs or be something it isn't. It's just a great action film, with some great characters.

    Removed a star because, let's face it, that helmet is just a tad too big for Urban's head. That or his…