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  • Night of the Living Dead

    Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    My entry for 1968 for my series on the defining films of the New Hollywood Movement:

    PERSONAL THOUGHTS:

    It had been a long time since I first watched Night Of The Living Dead, and rewatching it over a decade later, certain aspects of it don't hold up as well as I remembered, such as certain, poorly-paced dry stretches where the characters don't do much besides listen to officials on the radio or TV deliver vague exposition that rambles on for…

  • Easy Rider

    Easy Rider

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Here's my entry for 1969 for my series on the films of the New Hollywood Movement:

    PERSONAL THOUGHTS:

    It had been a long time since I last watched Easy Rider, but rewatching it now for this thread, my feelings on it are more or less the same as they were the first couple times I saw it; it's definitely too scattered and aimless in its overall narrative, and often too pointlessly "experimental" in its style to be a great film,…

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  • Aliens

    Aliens

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    One of the toughest tasks ever for a young director must be coming to a series that, was not only started by another filmmaker, but began with what is one of the most iconic genre movies ever, and having to make a sequel that not only expands on its story & mythology without turning into ridiculous fanfiction (*cough Alien: Resurrection cough*), but also taking the young series in an entirely new direction, to the point where it goes into a completely…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    After nearly 20 films, over 14 billion dollars (and counting) in worldwide box office totals, and a full decade of existence, the "MCU" (or in full, the Marvel Cinematic Universe) certainly has very little to prove to anyone anymore (at least, not to any Disney shareholders); it's the highest-grossing film franchise in history by a magnitude of billions, the first (and still only) modern example of a consistently successful "cinematic universe" coming out of Hollywood, and with multiple, in-development projects…