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  • Underworld: Blood Wars

    Underworld: Blood Wars 2016

    ½ Watched 26 Nov, 2016 1

    Let's just say, I went in with very low expectations. For one of Sony's low-on-cash franchises and after Awakening, I had a pretty good idea of what to expect. That being said, it effectively managed to be worse than what I was expecting...

    Dialogue is sloppily edited and the actions scenes are disappointing and dull, which is worsened by the effect that Blood Wars' story is nearly nonexistent for a large part of the film. Character motivations are shoddy at…

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    Hacksaw Ridge 2016

    ★★★★★ Watched 07 Nov, 2016

    It's been a long time since I left a movie theater simply still taking in what I just saw half an hour later, but Hacksaw Ridge... Whilst I'm not religious myself, Desmond Doss' belief-driven tale is one I sure won't forget anytime soon.

    Intense, emotional and inspirational, Hacksaw Ridge is one of the strongest films I've seen this entire year. Providing a graphic yet exhilarating tale of courage and belief, I'd recommend anyone to see this film.

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  • Looper

    Looper 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 29 Nov, 2012

    A brilliant film. Time travel is a hard thing to do right, but Looper gets it just right, even making fun of the process of time travel for a second.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 Dec, 2015

    We've had a few Star Wars films since Return of the Jedi, but from that point on the franchise has had a mixed reception when it comes to material following the original trilogy. Now 32 years after Luke and co defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, does J.J. Abrams' continuation of the galaxy far, far away live up to the expectations of its gigantic fanbase?

    Is Star Wars a mess of original material, a forgettable homage or an exciting continuation…