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  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★

    A bunch of people do a lot of stupid shit. They all die.

    Yes there's some attempts at some philosophy here and some of it works (funny enough, all of the "quiet" scenes work best) but most of it is just not all that new and not all that interesting.

    All of the tacked on action stuff at the end was pretty bland, superfluous and almost like an obligation. I did quite enjoy the action in the middle when the "sickness" first starts however.

    Not a direction or casting problem - and the movie looks great! - but rather a screenplay problem in my opinion.

  • I Am Not Your Negro

    I Am Not Your Negro

    ★★★★

    Much better, emotional, philosophical and thought-provoking than Ava DuVerny's "13th;" even though it is more or less tackling the same ideas about society and the horrible ways in which it perpetuates and repeats itself.

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  • Chicago

    Chicago

    ★★½

    This movie beat The Pianist? Fuck you.

  • Hackers

    Hackers

    ★★★★

    Still corny. Still ridiculous. Still preposterous. Still outrageous. And I love the shit out of it. Love the characters, love the locales, love all the "geeky tech" talk and love the style. Lorraine Bracco is the only thing that bugs in this movie.

    The montage with the spinning phone booths... aw yeah.