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  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Jul, 2015

    A fun, entirely-competent Marvel film. I enjoyed the way it took strides to break out of the superhero formula by couching the plot in a heist structure. The way the movie plays with size and scale is masterfully done, especially in the action scenes. Paul Rudd plays a great Scott Lang, and the casting in general is perfect.

    However, I can't help but lament what could have been if Edgar Wright had stayed on the project. There are still some…

  • Paper Towns

    Paper Towns 2015

    ★★ Watched 26 Jul, 2015

    There are many problems that I have with this film. It falls directly into the trap of having a narrative that surrounds a straight white male main character who meets a "quirky" girl who doesn't really have much purpose beyond affecting his life in some way. The film does a little bit to subvert that towards the end, but it's nowhere near enough to offset the issues with the premise itself. Yet I enjoyed watching the film, despite its numerous…

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  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Jul, 2012

    Nolan's masterpiece, making his Batman trilogy greater than the sum of its parts. When I saw The Dark Knight, I honestly didn't believe there was any way the film could be bested in the comic movie realm. However, Nolan has done just that with this final installment.

  • Total Recall

    Total Recall 1990

    ★★★★ Watched 02 Aug, 2012 2

    Ahhnold.