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  • Starry Eyes 2014

    ★★★ Watched 24 Nov, 2014

    A familiar, but decent enough tale of fame and the seedy people have to take it. The film takes the subject of a struggling young actress and ultimately does little surprising with it, given the horror film angle it takes. It also moves at a rather slow pace despite being only 95 minutes long, with most of the film ultimately being build up for the last fifteen or so minutes of true horror. Writer/directors Kevin Kolsh and Dennis Widmyer bring…

  • Big Hero 6 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Nov, 2014

    Disney continues it's hot streak with both it's main animation branch and it's adaptations of Marvel Comics properties. With their 54th effort out of the official Walt Disney Animation Studios canon, there's a clear attention to detail and love for the world that they've created of San Fransokyo. The city and all the characters who inhabit it all feel vibrant and delightful without feeling overly whimsical or underdeveloped, with the big standout being the relationship between the lovably unaware main…

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  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 1980

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 31 Jul, 2013 2

    Many have claimed that The Empire Strikes Back is, in many respects, the superior film of the original Star Wars trilogy and the entire Star Wars saga as a whole (which, for the record, isn't very hard when you include those other three films in the equation). The themes are darker, the characters are fleshed out, the newer characters serve to give the universe further depth and the reveal during the climax is often cited as one of the most…

  • Short Term 12 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 15 Sep, 2013 1

    Not much can really be said about Short Term 12. I'll put it simply; it makes you lose all faith in humanity... and then regain it in the span of 96 minutes. Brie Larson deserves that Best Actress statue now. One of the years best, if not thee best. SEE. IT.