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  • Ender's Game 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Jul, 2014

    It's an unforgivable sin that, despite being a science fiction aficionado, I still have yet to read Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game. While unfortunate, this gave me a space from the source material that a lot of fans f the book don't have and thus missed out on the disappointment a lot of them felt.

    No matter what else you think, this is a visually stunning film with beautiful vistas and twisting space shots. Sequences in the zero-gravity Battle Room…

  • The Toxic Avenger 1984

    ★★★½ Rewatched 19 Jul, 2014 2

    I had the pleasure of catching a theatrical screening of this Troma gem last night. Watching it in the company of a room full of Toxie fans was really a magical experience, accentuating the over-the-top silliness and ridiculous action that makes this film such a fun ride. It was a reminder that in an era where digital delivery makes movie watching at home effortless, theater viewing is a vital component of the full cinematic experience.

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    While a lot of people seem to be down on the first Captain America movie, I actually enjoyed it quite a bit and was pretty interested to see the next entry in the franchise. The Winter Soldier is nothing less than a relentless action thrill ride with a heavy dose of intrigue thrown in. You can't say anything about this before recognizing how amazing the action setpieces are choreographed and shot - I've seen enough action movies to be jaded…

  • Godzilla 2014

    ★★ Watched 23 May, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.