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  • Lucy 2014

    ★★½ Watched 22 Nov, 2014

    2014 Ranked
    Foreign Flavor

    You had me all the way up until the final act in the laboratory. I was onboard with all the hijinks, liberties that were taken, and utter nonsense that was put forth, but then you lost me. The problem is that Lucy goes too far. Besson didn't know when to stop; as a result, the ending is all-out lunacy and just plain stupid.

    Luc Besson did some good work early in his…

  • The Babadook 2014

    Watched 21 Nov, 2014 6

    2014 Ranked
    Less Than Expected
    I Can't Believe I Actually Watched This
    Foreign Flavor

    Hold on. Wait. Is this supposed to be good?

    What exactly is there to be scared of in this? Much like the very average Mama, The Babadook refuses to reveal it's monster until the bitter end--and that isn't even a full reveal and its not scary either. Throughout the film there's literally nothing scary going on. In fact,…

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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…