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  • Fantastic Planet

    Fantastic Planet 1973

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Jul, 2016

    Weird, surreal, beautiful, smart and surprisingly relevant. Fantastic Planet is probably best viewed whist under the influence of... well, anything. But, it's also a simple study of cultures and the way people treat each other and other living things. 

    Honestly, I'm still a little baked. This review makes no sense, but shit. This movie fuckin' rocks. Totally worth picking up the Criterion blu.

  • The Lobster

    The Lobster 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Jul, 2016

    Weird, surreal and a bastard half-brother to a Wes Anderson film, The Lobster is still unique by being a parody of the way humans perceive relationships.

    It's some sort of dystopian future, but they never really address it in the film. It, like a lot of other quirky indie films, is explained throughout the film by observation. Those observations come up in a few conversations and narration, but mostly though the surroundings. Sure, a lot of it explained because it…

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Jul, 2014 2

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I took a day to ruminate on this film.

    That was a good idea.

    Scarlett Johansson has slowly, but surely proven herself to be a very capable actress. Her sexiness in this film is not heavy handed in the least, which I half expected. However, her performance is chillingly real and seductive. The use of real people and hidden cameras brings this story much closer to reality.

    Long shots, extremely wide shots, and the grey Scotland countryside give a subtle…

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Transformers: Age of Extinction 2014

    ★½ Watched 28 Jun, 2014

    I won't say that it was good, or even that entertaining. It's a total turd. But, it's the Bayiest Micheal Bay movie ever Bayed. Which means it's nothing but one-liners and explosions. It's a good turn your brain off film. Nothing more. No real cinematic story. Just lots of splosions.