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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Jul, 2016

    GHOSTBUSTERS is really enjoyable and captures much of the spirit of the original nicely. Both of the complaints lobbed at it by the trailers-- "they're going for too many big gags!" and "the CGI is terrible!"-- are both proven wrong by the end result. There's a really nice balance of character development, cool sci-fi hardware fun, and, yes, jokes, and while the end result maybe didn't have me rolling in the aisles the way parts of the original did, it's…

  • The Legend of Tarzan

    The Legend of Tarzan 2016

    ★½ Watched 08 Jul, 2016

    HOW ARE YOU GOING TO SET UP A KILLER HIPPO ACTION SEQUENCE-- TWICE!-- AND THEN NOT DELIVER ON THAT PROMISE?! GODDAMN YOU, TARZAN.

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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…