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  • Area 51

    Area 51 2015

    ★★★ Watched 27 May, 2015

    File Under: Watched It For The Lady

    Read a lot of reviews calling this awful. If you believe that, you have never truly seen awful. True, it's not overly tense and fairy obvious from the start what you're going to get but who in their right mind watches a movie like this with expectations beyond that?

    I enjoyed having my brain occupied for ~90 min. Mediocrity and awful are not synonymous.

  • No No: A Dockumentary

    No No: A Dockumentary 2014

    ★★★ Watched 24 May, 2015

    I can not begin to explain why I watched a doc profile on a sports ball player (honestly I think it was a vimeo short I saw ages ago) but it's a nice piece. Mostly interesting for the race relations and progress made in the early 70's more so than the drug usage.

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  • Citizenfour

    Citizenfour 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 08 Dec, 2014

    If I were a more eloquent individual I could wax on about how powerful and important this movie is. The story of such a huge dissent told while it is happening is a bit unreal. I wish there were some uplifting message at the end about governments reigning it in but I saw none.

    Must see for anyone. Period.

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Apr, 2015

    I saw this alone so there was no moment to converse openly about the implications of the Singularity and what it means to be conscious and "alive" - worthwhile topics evoked by this.

    Rather amazing CG and great performances all around. I read a lot of reviews having issue with the machine being female and, thus, automatically a fetish object... Not so sure about that myself. It may say more about the reviewer than the film implies. Tho I guess that's another topic best wrestled when viewed with others.