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  • Wild Card

    Wild Card 2015

    ★★★ Watched 16 Apr, 2015

    like if LEAVING LAS VEGAS was about Nicholas Cage beating up crime in Las Vegas while being an addict.

  • Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

    Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 1977

    ★★★★ Watched 07 Apr, 2015

    the citizen kane of movies about wars amongst the stars.

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  • Snow White and the Huntsman

    Snow White and the Huntsman 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 01 Jun, 2012 3

    As stunning-but-lifeless as the corpse of a pageant queen, SW&TH attempts to add some edge to a classic fairy tale. Unfortunately, everyone involved in the creation of the film seemed to mistake sex and violence for maturity, and even in doing so wholeheartedly failed at one half of that equation, creating a relatively sexless (but fun) fantasy romp.

    The idea of turning Snow White into a low fantasy seems to make sense, what with the world currently in the thrall…

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★ Watched 20 Jul, 2012 5

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Well, that was disappointing.

    For six long years I'd been eating up Nolan's Batman films. It's not my *favorite* take on Batman, but it has been an enjoyable ride.

    Up till now.

    Don't get me wrong, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is a fun movie at times. If you can ignore some of the more egregious plotholes it works, but Nolan breaks his back trying to tie all three movies together, and it proves to be TDKR's downfall.

    The film tries…