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  • The Witch

    The Witch 2015

    ★★★★★ Hollie Horror Watched by Hollie Horror 25 Jul, 2016 16

    Let's get this out of the way, The Witch is a horror film, you can put it in all of your other subcategories but, at its very core--it's a genre film whether you feel comfortable with the classification or not.

    This film covers the horrors of colonialism, emigration, religious conviction, starvation, witch trials, patriarchy, puberty, loss, and if methodically exposing each of these very horrifying real life tribulations isn't terrifying and alarming enough, there's a god damn witch and evil…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★★ Arielrocks5 Rewatched by Arielrocks5 23 Jul, 2016 28

    Once upon A time, George Miller expressed the interest of revitalizing his classic "Mad Max" franchise, but not through live action, but animation. Much thanks to the successes of his Oscar winning "Happy Feet". The project never got off the ground due to issues I believe and Miller decided to focus on other things before returning to the wasteland he created in the 1970s.

    By the time he did, it was still in the same format of his previous films,…

  • Jason Bourne

    Jason Bourne 2016

    ★½ davidehrlich Watched by davidehrlich 26 Jul, 2016 12

    review of JASON BOURNE, as written in the film’s shaky-cam style:

    it’s
    [phone rings!]
    [car crash!]
    VERY
    [“the asset!”]
    […???]
    verrry
    ["this IS my happy face!]
    very bad

  • Signs

    Signs 2002

    ★★★★★ SilentDawn Rewatched by SilentDawn 25 Jul, 2016 14

    93/100

    "Morgan, after you were born, the doctor gave you to your mother. When she first looked at you, you just stared right back. You both just stared at each other for longest time, and you didn't even cry."

    Faith as horror. Family in the process of rebuilding. Suspense within silences. Terrifying and beautiful in a way I can't quite describe, mainly because of its unrelenting confidence. I wish I could replace every new theatrically released christian movie with this.

  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond 2016

    ★★★★½ Evan Watched by Evan 21 Jul, 2016 8

    Rest in Peace Anton Yelchin. I am so glad he was very much apart of this movie and got a lot of screen time.

    I've got to tip my hat to you Justin Lin. This is what a summer blockbuster is all about. Star Trek Beyond is full of fantastic characters. There are so many great character moments through out the film. Several laughs to be had. Plenty of awesome action set pieces. A good story (Simon Pegg's writing was…

  • The Emperor's New Groove

    The Emperor's New Groove 2000

    ★★★★★ Arielrocks5 Rewatched by Arielrocks5 24 Jul, 2016 22

    I don't really think there was another movie I found as endlessly funny and rewatchable as this growing up. Nor can I think of another movie that can probably sum up a good amount of my sense of humor better than this.

    This film tackles comedy so swiftly and without care it's flabbergasting that most with higher budgets, less production issues (That's a story for another day, but do yourself a favor and look up some of the history of…

  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond 2016

    ★★★★½ Gary Busey Watched by Gary Busey 21 Jul, 2016 21

    As a lifelong disciple of Gene Roddenberry's creative vision of the future, Star Trek: The Original Series, I always judge these recent films heavily on their ability to capture that fundamental spirit of optimism Roddenberry had so essentially cultivated. A vision of a hopeful and beautiful future, where diplomacy, wonder and exploration are the priorities of a united humanity, peacefully coexisting in order to conquer the final frontier. His creation was so absurdly progressive, confidently casting a strong black woman…

  • Pete's Dragon

    Pete's Dragon 2016

    ★★★★ davidehrlich Watched by davidehrlich 27 Jul, 2016 3

    The word you’re looking for is “sincerity.”

    It’ll be on the tip of your tongue from the opening shots of “Pete’s Dragon,” a warm, wistful, and wholly wonderful remake of a 1977 Disney musical that today’s kids have never heard of and yesterday’s kids have long since forgotten. That word, baked into every aspect of this rewarding live-action fable, will be staring you in the face as the film’s powerful prologue careens from adventure to tragedy and back again. It…

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    ★★★★★ alie Watched by alie 19 Jul, 2016 10

    men who?

  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond 2016

    ★★★ ScreeningNotes Watched by ScreeningNotes 23 Jul, 2016 18

    Wish some of the action was shot wider and held for longer with fewer edits, but then it probably wouldn't be as kinetic and fast and just plain fun as it is. The movie is always a pleasure to look at and somehow manages to find new things to show us after half a century of Star Trek (I need that side-angle shot of the Enterprise traveling through hyperspace so I can make it my desktop background and just be…

  • Nerve

    Nerve 2016

    ★★★½ davidehrlich Watched by davidehrlich 26 Jul, 2016 2

    Sex is cheap in the internet age — it’s violence that’ll cost you.

    Beneath the neon haze of its teenage fantasia and the throbbing obviousness of its platitudes about the perils of social media, “Nerve” highlights some ugly truths about the economy of anonymous spectacle. This is a film that knows what people really want to see when they think that nobody is watching them. Blisteringly cool one moment and ridiculously silly the next (much like its high school heroine),…

  • Mower Minions

    Mower Minions 2016

    ½ SilentDawn Watched by SilentDawn 19 Jul, 2016 3

    9/100

    we deserve this.

  • Batman: The Killing Joke

    Batman: The Killing Joke 2016

    ★★½ Wes Ball Watched by Wes Ball 25 Jul, 2016 5

    I don't really read a lot of comic books outside of Deadpool, and I've seen next to none of the countless animated Batman movies that are out there, so maybe this doesn't make me the most qualified person to critique this film. But, I could easily tell what parts were added on by the writers and director, and what parts were actually taken from the source material; and when I can tell that so easily, that's really a bad sign.…

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    ★★★★★ isa Rewatched by isa 25 Jul, 2016 13

    all right I was going to do my usual "I've paid to see this three times now so I'm going to write an actually coherent review" Thing that I've gotten in the habit of doing (actually can u even believe that is a habit of mine good lord I need to go outside more) but I am too damn tired! so instead I'm just going to slam on down some probably chaotic thoughts before I attempt to recharge my ability…

  • Batman: The Killing Joke

    Batman: The Killing Joke 2016

    ★★½ DevinMeenan Added by DevinMeenan 7

    It's unfortunate and honestly shocking how the addition of a 30 minute prologue focusing on Barbara Gordon detracts from the film and makes the story's treatment of her character even more problematic.

  • Lights Out

    Lights Out 2016

    ★★ Kairit Watched by Kairit 22 Jul, 2016 1

    the scariest part about this movie was when the kid had pizza with milk

  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture

    Star Trek: The Motion Picture 1979

    ★★★★½ SilentDawn Watched by SilentDawn 25 Jul, 2016 8

    84/100

    Methodically pure sci-fi; a world with icons instead of characters and vast emptiness in place of pop western operatics. "The Motion Picture" takes inspiration from classical cinema - an overture greeted me when I clicked 'play' and I was sold from then on - and the inherent fascination of movement; people, places, technology, and all the imprints they leave. Robert Wise, a master filmmaker who utilized dance (West Side Story), physical fright (A frantic, insane Eleanor in The Haunting),…

  • Se7en

    Se7en 1995

    ★★★★ Katie Watched by Katie 26 Jul, 2016 5

    interesting how literally every tv crime show ever premiered after 1995 like david fincher probably invented the crime thriller genre