Adam Aasen

Listen to my podcast HAMILTON COUNTY GOES TO THE MOVIES on iTunes and SoundCloud

Favorite films

  • The Graduate
  • Fargo
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Shining

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  • Little Women

  • The Rider

    ★★★★½

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★½

  • Deadpool 2

    ★★★½

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  • The Rider

    The Rider

    ★★★★½

    Beautifully shot and subtly captivating tale of a rodeo rider with a brain injury after a fall. The cast is made up of nonprofessional actors who do a great job with their realistic emotional performances. Highly recommend if you can handle a slower paced indie drama

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★½

    I was really skeptical going into this film. I didn’t completely buy Alden Ehrenreich filling the shoes of Harrison Ford as Han Solo. He kinda looked like him, but he didn’t sound like him at all. Of course, this movie changed directors mid-way through production and so there’s that too. As a result, my expectations were low entering the theater to see “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” And I left satisfied but not blown away. Besides the prequels (which all…

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  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ★★★★½

    “Ready Player One” feels like the movie my 13-year-old self would want to make. The movie is a love letter to video games and classic movies and I couldn’t help but smile almost the entire way. Director Stephen Spielberg shows he can still bring the magic and create a fantasy world that feels real.
    Based on the acclaimed novel by writer Ernest Cline (who also co-wrote the screenplay), “Ready Player One” tells the story of a poor boy who escapes…

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★½

    Marvel has done it again and I mean that (90 percent) in a good way. This movie is just as good as anything Marvel has put out. If you’re not a fan of Marvel movies, this film will not convert you. It doesn’t reinvent the genre or break the mold. But I really enjoyed it, maybe even more so than some recent Marvel offerings. It prevents Marvel fatigue by creating a whole new world in Wakanda and the storyline itself…