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  • I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore

    I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore

    ★★★½

    This film was decent first time through, but this time I couldn't help but feel that the tone was too all over the place for my taste. I really struggle with comedies that try to have serious moments like the rest of the film surrounding it as ant a screwball comedy.

    7/10

  • Throne of Blood

    Throne of Blood

    ★★★★½

    Akira Kurosawa's "Throne of Blood" is an honorable adaptation of "the Scottish Play". While I felt that it started off rocky, it grows in strength as it continues along. Despite the fact that I did find it considerably weaker, at least at first, than his monolithic magunopus "Seven Samurai"... I do feel that upon review it is a magi office that film. Upon a little bit of research I found that he strutctured his play on traditional Japanese theatre. I…

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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★★

    A day or so prior to watching "You Were Never Really Here", I decided to rewatch Lynne Ramsay's previous film, "We Need to Talk About Kevin" in preparation.

    And man, I'm glad I did.

    Ramsay's style found in "Kevin" aptly transitioned over to YWNRH. Though as to be expected, some of this style and approach has to change or be modified given the film's nature. Here we get a much more linear plot, however, that doesn't mean that it's straightforward…

  • War for the Planet of the Apes

    War for the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★

    A perfect film? By no means. Horrible? Nope.

    While, "War for the Planet of the Apes" has its flaws, and at times starts to fall into third act trappings, which many films that conclude a trilogy often do... it's a pretty darn decent film. It had its moments, and occasionally wears its themes on its sleeves. It has some half baked, though interesting, philosophy which may be a bit too blunt for some. It certainly has its moments where it…