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  • Lord of War

    Lord of War 2005

    ★★½ Watched 09 Feb, 2016

    Compelling subject matter, obviously. Cage gives his all, obviously. Dragged down by the doomed-brother and the doomed-marriage plotlines, neither of which serves the character or the story especially well.

  • Hail, Caesar!

    Hail, Caesar! 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 04 Feb, 2016

    It's... complicated.

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  • Sucker Punch

    Sucker Punch 2011

    ½ Rewatched 24 Aug, 2013 2

    In case you were wondering, this is still one the ugliest, most brainless, most unpleasant, and most fucking terrible movies made in your lifetime.

  • Jupiter Ascending

    Jupiter Ascending 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Feb, 2015 2

    I read a lot of reviews that specifically called out the concept of bees sensing royalty as "stupid." I asked my Twitter followers why this bit about the bees was stupider than elements in critically-acclaimed sci-fi space operas, such as The Force or a talking tree that only says "I Am Groot." No one has given me an answer. Probably because there isn't one, other than "Because I like those movies, and I didn't like this one."

    I get not…