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  • RoboCop 2 1990

    ★★ Rewatched 21 Nov, 2014

    There are a few cool things about this movie, but far too much time is spent on stuff that's not Robocop, and Robocop spends far too long being neutered. As a result you have a movie that's a surprisingly boring slog. I don't know how you screw up the sequel to a movie as fun as the first Robocop, but they did it. I would NOT buy this for a dollar.

  • The Machine 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Nov, 2014

    During a cold war with China in the near future, Britain's Ministry of Defense is on a mad dash to build soldier robots in a technological arms race. The project's lead, Vincent, recruits a young programmer to assist him in creating a thinking machine while secretly trying to find a cure for his daughter, who's suffering from a debilitating brain ailment.

    This is a pretty slick and somewhat surreal science fiction flick. The futuristic tech blends seamlessly into a darkly…

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  • Godzilla 2014

    ★★ Watched 23 May, 2014 1

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

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Apr, 2014 1

    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…