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  • Love Affair

    Love Affair 1994

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Nov, 2015

    Wasn't too sure of what to expect when this started - romance movies aren't normally in my wheelhouse, and Warren Beatty starts off as kind of a creeper. Annette Bening gave a great performance, though, and Beatty's character came around to being a likable guy, and I got invested in a plot that was actually interesting driven by the tension between these characters, the expectations they and society have put on them, and by the unexpected events life throws at…

  • Infini

    Infini 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Nov, 2015 2

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

    I enjoyed this sci fi horror flick about a search and rescue team sent to a deserted mining colony on a distant ice planet. The visuals were decent and fit the worn-out industrial feel of the film, and there's an effective atmosphere of creepy dread. I liked most of the characters - they're fleshed out enough to where you get enough of a distinctive feel for each, and the main guy does a decent job of being loopy and sympathetic…

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    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…

  • Godzilla

    Godzilla 2014

    ★★ Watched 23 May, 2014 1

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

    After the dud that was 1998's Godzilla (which I've seen but admittedly don't remember much about), I was understandably leery about another reboot of the classic Japanese mega-monster franchise. But the trailers promised something interesting - a dark modern monster movie that just might live up to the hype. Turns out I should have listened to my gut the first time around.

    The first warning sign is when Bryan Cranston, who is a tad hammy but is nonetheless the most…