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  • The Martian

    The Martian 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    While its pleasures are more ephemeral than I expected, it's still quite entertaining and crowd-pleasing. (And all this "Ridley Scott is back" talk ignores THE COUNSELOR, which is one of his best films; that's right, I'm one of those weirdos who loves THE COUNSELOR, so disregard everything else I have to say.)

  • The Walk

    The Walk 2015

    ★★★½ Added

    Pretty rough-going for a while there, but the last 45 minutes or so make it completely worth seeing -- especially in IMAX 3D -- for spectacle alone. Anything more than that, well... at least if you like this story, you have other options...

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  • Her

    Her 2013

    ★★★★★ Added 1

    Perceptive, warm and humane in ways I didn't know I could expect from a movie with this premise. But strip away the sci-fi sheen and what do you have? The story of every relationship, or at least every love. And the story of self-actualization and growth beyond a partner, and the story of grief over a past failed relationship, and all these broad themes about longing and connection writ so small, but so precisely. There are moments in this film…

  • The Voices

    The Voices 2014

    ★★★ Added

    Not completely successful, but admirable pitch-black weird semi-comic portrait of murderous mental illness with one of Ryan Reynolds' most committed performances. Goes into some bonkers, super dark territory. I feel like I should like it more.