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  • Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island


    My second viewing of "Kong: Skull Island" was less favorable than my first. Previously, I found the film to be a fun monster romp which focused on the creature feature aspect of the story. While I still think the film is a good action film that never takes itself too seriously, I couldn't help but notice what other viewers have pointed out. Aside from the non-existent character development, completely uninspired protagonists, and slightly under utalized plot and setting... the biggest…

  • Casino



    Another Scorsese film that's focuses on gangesters, violence, cheating, drugs, and 70s music. However, this time it feels like a stale rehash of everything Scorsese is known for. The worst part about this film is that there are noticeable points of terrible editing. Voiceovers drop out as they finish up so we can here characters, there is barely a moment without a rock song playing, the sound editing is sloppy, the camera is uninspired and at best utilitarian, and it…

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  • Dead Man

    Dead Man


    An awesome, trippy, black and white meditation on life, death, violence, the west, and spirituality. Plus it's got a great understated Johnny Depp performance, some neat humor, cinematography akin to an Ansel Adams photo, and the coolest soundtrack ever.

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread


    Romance ain't all it's cracked up to be!

    Paul Thomas Anderson's newest film, "Phantom Thread" explores the psyches and interactions between a slightly eccentric but wonderfully talented dress maker and his newest obsession, a quietly beautiful waitress.

    Set in post-war, 1950s London, the film follows the meticulously organized life of Reynolds Woodcock as he recently sends away his current love interest, business partner, and model. He is a bit of a recluse, at least on the emotional side. While he…