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  • The Dark Tapes

    The Dark Tapes

    ★★★

    Nicely done. The heady ideas might even require a few watches to suss out the details. Rarely does an anthology lay out its plan so well. Usually the "wrap around" is weak but that's not the case here it's strong and the chapters all connect in similar ways despite being different.

  • The Lego Batman Movie

    The Lego Batman Movie

    ★★

    Not all that. Sure it's funny, it's not everyday you hear a Gymkata reference. It tries too hard or something.

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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★★

    Oozing style and in a time all by itself with roots on Elm Street, It Follows delivers, for me. While not scary it is utterly dreadful and foreboding. Almost a Larry Clark horror movie which I hope leads to more the creator. Lots of little touches really ground it to its own universe with glimpses into ours. I liked the circular camera actions and long pans and was excited to read the guy who did the music for Fez did this too. Really great music and a pretty original idea, it should pick up a few fans here if you're into the supernatural side of things.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Title says it all, if you need anymore hand holding seek your entertainment elsewhere like over in the Avengers theater.

    It's a perfect fit in the existing series bridging sequel with reboot in all the right ways. Every single character begs for more attention but you just don't have time to stop and smell the diesel soaked roses. Along the way you get glimpses into the maelstrom we know as Max and long time fans don't have to ask how…