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  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad

    ★★

    Meh.

  • Jason Bourne

    Jason Bourne

    ★★★★

    Everything you'd expect from an epic Bourne film, with a generous helping of bad IT thrown in for good measure.

    I had a blast.

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  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    ★★★★

    What an utterly ridiculous movie. The weird comic book effects, the nonsensical storyline, the completely over-the-top "magic" effects and so on.

    I loved it!

    Michael Cera fit the role really well, though it certainly matched the "young and awkward" stereo-type he's fallen into. The choreographed fight scenes were very well done, and the crazy visual effects fit the action really well.

    If you value a story, this is definitely not the movie for you. But if you want a film that requires very little thought, incorporates some nice action sequences and has really quite impressive visual effects, I would heartily recommend it.

  • How to Train Your Dragon

    How to Train Your Dragon

    ★★★★

    I loved the first 10 minutes of this movie. They managed to pack in backstory, character introduction, inter-character conflict and a crisis in need of resolution, all during a single action sequence. It felt like a masterful piece of storytelling that so many films get completely wrong.

    From there the story followed the expected path, but done in such a manner that it felt natural, and not at all forced.

    Combined with some really nice graphics, this was overall a enjoyable movie to watch.