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  • The Wave

    The Wave

    ★★★★

    An excellent exemplification of the powers of autocracy and fascism. A little farfetch'd at times, but hey, that’s the movies.

  • Columbus

    Columbus

    ★★★★

    There is beauty in subtlety. A fine line exists between art and pretension. Columbus rides this line quite well. The stunning acting and cinematography take a subdued story and make it engaging and interesting.

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  • Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

    Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

    ★★★½

    There's some great thought put forth in this film beyond the inherent idea of minimalism. The filmmakers attempt to delineate the philosophy and psychology behind consumerist culture and ways it can be changed. This much I appreciated.

    But the main characters are a little too self-important for their own good. Like most people who promote radical life philosophies (veganism, atheism, being a fan of Nickelback), you have to do so from the perspective of people outside your world of influence.…

  • The Hangover

    The Hangover

    ★★★

    It's amazing how much youth and naivety play into your perception of films when you're young. This wasn't nearly as good as I remembered. THE NOSTALGIA OF MY CHILDHOOD IS BEING TAINTED BY MY ADULT SENSIBILITIES AND I DON'T KNOW WHAT IS REAL ANYMORE.