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  • The Danish Girl

    The Danish Girl 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 23 Nov, 2015

    To paraphrase Tony Zhou, every frame in this film is a painting.

    Never have I felt such strong empathy for a character as I did for Alicia Vikander's Gerta. Redmayne makes a convincing case to win another Best Actor Oscar. And Tom Hooper has made his best film to date.

    Calling it now -- Danny Cohen might just snag this year's Oscar for Best Cinematography (for a film shot in 16:9!)

    I sincerely hope this picture is seen by more…

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Nov, 2015

    Definitely the weakest film in the series. Ended one scene too late. Even had an unintentional laugh moment. And the guy sitting next to me was talking through the whole fucking thing. That's fine if you're funny and engaging, but not if you're making obvious remarks--"aww, man, that's touchin'," at film's end, for example. Took all of my willpower to not sock him in the face by film's end.

    Lawrence's performance is phenomenal in an annoyingly inconsistent movie that, on…

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  • The Lizzie McGuire Movie

    The Lizzie McGuire Movie 2003

    ★★★ Rewatched 12 Jul, 2012

    A classic. It's terrible in almost every way. But it's a classic.

  • Annie

    Annie 2014

    Watched 12 Nov, 2014 1

    Misguided on almost every level.

    I'm a Will Gluck fan. I'm a Jamie Foxx fan. I'm a Jay-Z fan. I'm a Rose Byrne fan. Byrne is the only one who emerged unscathed.

    Ten thoughts, to summarize:

    1) Auto-tune is a serious problem. Jamie Foxx can sing, but you wouldn't know it. It's a style thing, I guess... but I can't even hear the lyrics, the auto tuned vocals are so buried in the mix.
    2) It's not funny. Like at…