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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    Excellent! The film tries its own tricks, while still giving a nod to the original here and there (all of whom are slightly genuinely disturbing). From the fragility of one's environment, to the fragility of one's mind - the nightmare as passed down from generation to generation.

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    Relationships can sure get tough! And this film is without a doubt stunning and brilliant both technically and story-wise. Thus ends my tour around Fincher's filmography that I started on about a year ago. What to do now?

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  • American Made

    American Made

    ★★★★★

    Doug Liman, my man!

    I don't even know where to begin with this one, it just had so much in it, and it was all handled with grace. The many but flawless-enough tonal shifts, the sheer ridiculousness of the true (!) story, Tom Cruise's excellently charming performance (Dear Tom, just quit Universal and go work with Liman for the rest of your career, please, thank you), the off-kilter directing style (surprisingly unconventional for such a mainstream flick), the laugh-out-loud humor,…

  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ★★★★

    Finally got to see The Shining in 3D. It was awesome, but there were some weird dudes in futuristic suits running around most of the time. I guess they dug up one of those unifinished cuts or whatever and restored the thing. Oh, well. Had fun, nonetheless. Would recommend!