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  • Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

    Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

    ★★★

    I am not sure who this movie is for. It's a little too dark and violent for families and children, yet at the same time it doesn't really fully embrace it's dark nature. This really pushes the PG-13 rating. There is just a constant tonal whiplash going on. I respect what Serkis was trying to do but I just wish he had committed to one tone or the other. The cast is great though. Christian Bale, Benedict Cumberbatch, Serkis himself,…

  • Searching

    Searching

    ★★★★½

    If this is Aneesh Chaganty's debut, then I am really looking forward to what else he has in store for the future. People might think that telling this story through computer screens might be a gimmick that wears out quickly, but to be honest I don't see how else you could tell this story. It uses minimal music and allows the revelations and twists to make the impact and emotion. The twists and turns never feel cheap and only happen…

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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    ★★★★★

    This film is an experience. The plot and any sense of making sense are secondary. The film goes from comedy, mystery, and drama sometimes in just one scene. It's about what it is like to be in the mind of someone during the 60’s and 70’s. You go on a trip and haze with the character and it gives you an idea about what it is like to be on a drug fuel.

    There are so many great side characters…

  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★½

    People recently have complained about the modern horror movie and its reliance on jump scares. With the recent film The Babadook, it has shown audiences that there are great horror movies out there not relying on cheap scares. It Follows is another great example of new horror movies that more rely on psychological horror and a lingering evil than just jump scares.

    This film directed by and written by David Robert Mitchell is about a young woman who is pursued…