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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar 2014

    ★★★ Watched 28 Nov, 2015

    I enjoyed this one-it's beautiful, and there are some nice moments-but I found some of the "love will lead you" stuff irksome and the (but probably necessary) science exposition was a little awkward.

  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World 2015

    ★★½ Watched 26 Nov, 2015

    I was never a big Jurassic Park fan-I enjoyed the (admittedly worse) sequels more than the film itself, mainly because they spent less time on trying to give us an idea of how amazing and majestic the concept of the park would be to experience instead of giving us an actual B monster movie concept on an A budget. This time around, I hated when the film would halt to remind us how awesome and amazing Jurassic Park was. On top of that, we're given some hatefully regressive characters and a lot of silliness that doesn't really amount to much.

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  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Nov, 2014

    Very well made, fun piece of sci-fi with just enough of a message about class to make it qualify as actual sci-fi rather than just an action movie set in the future. The eclectic cast (all on the money) ads to the charm and helps smooth over some occasionally dodgy effects. Wish more "blockbuster spectaculars" had this much personality and effort behind them. Chris Evans continues to show that he really needs to be in more good roles than just playing Captain America.

  • The Getaway

    The Getaway 1972

    ★★★★ Rewatched 12 Aug, 2012 8

    Just my second time watching this, this time on the big screen (though it was "digital" not a print, so not as good as it should have been). The Peckinpah action scenes are amazing in that setting, and the score by Quincy Jones is quite good, and a little out of the ordinary for both the director and genre. A great cast of character actors is backing McQueen and McGraw, but it's McGraw (and her poorly written character-I blame Walter…