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  • Priceless

    Priceless

    ★★★★

    A guy has to make a delivery, he finds out his cargo is two women, he eventually learns they are meant as sex slaves.
    This movie is two things, its a faith based film. I feel like I have to always let that be known when reviewing a movie like this, but its also has a very good message about sex trafficking. I think that might be interesting to secular people. Feels like a western at times.

    I really am…

  • Loving

    Loving

    ★★★½

    I actually think if anyone from this deserved to have been nominated for a best, it should have been Joel Edgerton. Don't get me wrong I liked both characters, I think Ruth's role was very subdued and they didn't give her that much in the way of acting to really allow me to check the boxes I look for. I would love to see her in something else.
    The whole movie is geared that way, and I think I get…

  • The Last Samurai

    The Last Samurai

    ★★★★½

    This movie gets me every time, full on water works, one of the only films that actually makes me cry. Not Tear Up cry. And I liked Cruise before, but I credit this with making me a fan and I hate that word. I don't know, its not even a perfect film, but it is at times and has so many nice moments.

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★★

    Brilliant piece of science fiction, the more I think about it the more brilliant it becomes.

  • Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

    Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

    ★★★★

    I found this highly enjoyable, I was going to be disappointed in the letterboxd scores, but a lot of my more close Letterboxd friends got it right. The rest of you are scum. :) Anyhow I just thought it was so fun and I loved the films music score. How did this get a more Bourne sounding soundtrack than the last Bourne movie? The music cues are just about perfect throughout. I loved it. This had one of my favorite…

  • Hell or High Water

    Hell or High Water

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The Western actually is one of my favorite genres, so I hate feeling a little flummoxed by the high ratings this is getting here. This story of a cop doing his last days on the job was actually done a lot more entertaining in No Country for Old men, which this kind of reminded me of at times. If the ratings were just for the job the actors did I get it, as I’m pretty much watching Chris Pine not…

  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys

    ★★★½

    It's watchable funny at times, thought they did a good job acting it, story was just a bit there, don't really care much for children that act and talk like that to their parents, but girl was pretty good. Elevator scene was funny. Can't really see myself watching it again.

  • Remember Me

    Remember Me

    ★★★½

    I get why people don't like the end. My thought was its either the best or the worst ending, but after I thought about it I didn't think they were going for exploitation, as everything is pretty well plotted out, so I don't think it was just a random idea on how to finish the film either. To me it was thought provoking and in showing the volatility of a moment and how it changes lives. But maybe I'm wrong

  • Morgan

    Morgan

    ★★★½

    This is the exact story I thought they were using for Ex Machina. So I'm watching knowing exactly how its going to end and then it ends that way. The problem for me here is that they spell it out so much. I was hoping they were giving the clues to throw me off, like her movement, neatness, her being able to speak "mothers" language, her fight style being exactly the same as Morgans. Pretty complete lack of emotion. Also…

  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    ★★★★

    Jane Doe is a borderline modern horror masterpiece, brutally held back by one misstep, about 10 minutes where it seems to become a haunted house flick. Not going to lie, it sounded like something fell in bedroom while watching and I watched the rest with the light on. Genuinely creepy, tense, best autopsy scenes on film. I could give it a 7, but I'll go with 8. I thought it was very unnerving at times, even the opening scene.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★

    I waited awhile to see this one, First off how did they manage to introduce such a loveable little fellow as the BB8 droid. I liked it so much, it almost felt sentimental to me like a seeing a toy I owned as a kid. I wish it was in more scenes. I'll say this , they nailed the casting as a whole. I enjoyed the whole film, but I thought the first half was the best half and parts…

  • The Birth of a Nation

    The Birth of a Nation

    ★★★½

    It’s hard to make a film about Nat Turner and not take liberties. Most people that have taken on the subject matter have done just that. Some even having him fall in love with a white woman. The truth is, there is not enough really known about his life for a complete picture, in some ways this film might have been better if it was not a Nat Turner film. Nate Parker could have used some help making the characters…