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  • Hell or High Water

    Hell or High Water


    About as subtle as a shotgun to the face. Yeehaw

    Eye roll inducing "wit" and some shoddy dialogue, this steals from various sources and turns it all into one big cliche. I'd be fine watching this as an easy straight-to-digital feature but I'm shocked at the praise it has gotten. It seems built for the Breaking Bad generation but wow have our standards really gotten this low?

  • The Night Of

    The Night Of


    Great, but in a deeper sense than most people probably watched it. The story is well told and the acting is incredible, but this is mainly a condemnation of the justice system and those involved. Some are willful perpetrators and others just make mistakes, but they are all human and prone to error, including the victims and everyone around them.

    The story isn't anything new but the depiction is a little more unique, starting with a meticulous glimpse into the…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey


    Let's be real, this is more a work of art than anything some old French or Italian dude painted a bunch of years ago. You don't have to watch any other movie to know that this is the best Sci-Fi movie ever made. One of the best movies, period. Amazing shot after amazing shot, through the entire film. It only takes you about five minutes into the movie to realize you are watching something truly amazing, and Kubrick doesn't disappoint.…

  • Tyrannosaur



    This is a very powerful movie, led by a strong lead performance by Peter Mullan. He stars as Joseph, a rageful and violent man who is starting to see his own flaws but can't seem to change. He meets a woman, Hannah, and the movie documents a transitioning time in both their lives.

    I kind of put off watching this; these intense emotionally painful movies are not what I'm usually in the mood to watch, but this wasn't as hard…