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  • All Is Lost

    All Is Lost

    ★★★★½

    "Gravity at sea." Does as much with so much less, though. Such an efficient film.

  • Blackfish

    Blackfish

    ★★★½

    Films like this always make me wonder whether (a) unseen individuals are just evil or (b) groups of humans are incapable of collective morality. As a not particularly well-rounded, investigative, or conclusive film this doesn't really answer. But either way: Fuck SeaWorld. (And circuses. And zoos.)

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  • Prometheus

    Prometheus

    ★½

    Alien Episode 1: The Phantom Menace

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★½

    I continue to be torn on Anderson: I have big respect for his visual acumen and ability to create films that are so uniquely his own: the stage-like set dressing, the typography, the right-on, symmetrically organized dolly shots, the colours (oh man, the colours!), the typography. But the same self-conscious ironic detachment that defines his visual style means that I never care about any of his characters or stories. In fact, I kind of want to hate them. It's impossible…