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  • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

    Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation 2015

    ★★★ Watched 27 Sep, 2015 1

    Does Tom Cruise do badass stunts?
    Yeah, but the best is shown in the trailers. And the poster. And the entire marketing campaign.

    What about Ving Rhames?
    Yes, and he's the motherfucker, per usual.

    And Simon Pegg?
    Also the motherfucker.

    What about the story?
    Honestly, it leaves a lot to be desired. It's pretty weak and really not that interesting.

    With all of the M:I movies, it's fun to watch (except for 2) and generally interesting. This doesn't miss the mark, but it does oversell itself.

  • Turbo Kid

    Turbo Kid 2015

    ★★ Rewatched 07 Sep, 2015 2

    I decided not to immediately review this film and give it another shot. Nothing but positive reviews have been pouring in for it and I felt like maybe it needed a second look.

    My opinion has not changed. So here's my review.

    Turbo Kid is the latest in a recent, long streak of nostalgic 80's throwback films. Unlike its recent predecessors, such as Kung Fury and Manborg, this film, for some reason, takes itself seriously. I'm not sure why, and…

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Jul, 2014 2

    This review reportedly contains 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.