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  • RoboCop 2014

    ★½ Watched 28 Feb, 2015 4

    What a steaming pile of crap.

    RoboCop has only 3 redeeming aspects, and all 3 are the 3 action set pieces of the film: RoboCop's simulation exercise, the finale of his main investigation, and the first part of the "boss battle" at the end. Aside from those three scenarios, the film offers nothing. It's frankly a waste of time. I expected as much, if I'm being honest, but I was, for whatever reason, in the mood for a stupid action…

  • 42 2013

    ★★★ Watched 22 Feb, 2015

    Installment in my Black History Month 2015 watchlist

    Around the time that 42 was released I seem to remember that, for whatever reason, it received mediocre reviews. As such I kind of steered clear of it for awhile. Now, having finally watched this, I'm not so sure where the negativity comes from. Sure, 42 did feel a bit too much like a Disney film, which may have precluded the film from truly touching on the large scale hatred aimed at…

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  • Seven Psychopaths 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 14 Oct, 2012 4

    I was so taken aback by Martin McDonagh's first feature film, In Bruges. I did not think it would be that great or that funny, but somehow Martin blended perfect amounts of comedy, action, and drama together to make one kickass film. Thus, when I heard his sophomore effort was coming out I knew that I had to see it. Plus, not only does Colin Farrell return but Sam-Fucking-Rockwell is in it, and he is one hell of an actor.…

  • Gravity 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Oct, 2013 13

    Whoa. That was the best thriller I've seen in a long time. I can't even remember a film that "had me thrilled" more than this one; I was literally clenched for 90%+ of this film.

    Unfortunately, when I arrived to the theater someone was in the seat that I had bought for myself so I just snagged another. But then, of course, the rightful owner of that seat came. By this point, George Clooney was regaling the audience with his…