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  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    ★★½

    It's like watching someone else play a video game for two hours. And not even one with good characters or an interesting story, like Chrono Trigger or a Final Fantasy (LONG LIVE SUPER NINTENDO).

  • Atomic Blonde

    Atomic Blonde

    ★★★

    I'm not really sure that this movie actually makes any sense, but Charlize Theron kicking ass to 80s pop hits and James McAvoy wearing big furry coats is definitely #myaesthetic.

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  • Deadpool

    Deadpool

    ★★

    Yes, it's violent and vulgar, but it's not nearly as clever or revolutionary as it seems to think it is. I think if a movie wants to subvert tropes, it should actually, you know, SUBVERT them, not just call attention to its own use of them ('Look, we've got a hot damsel in distress!' 'Look, we've got a generic British villain!' 'Look, we've got a superhero landing!' etc). Also, I guess I just don't find dick jokes as funny as everyone else does apparently.

  • 28 Days Later

    28 Days Later

    ★★★★

    Hoop-Tober 2.0 Film #3

    "I promised them women."

    Quite possibly the most terrifying sentence I have ever heard in a film. And that is why I love horror movies like this -- because the true horror lies not in what the monsters do to people, but in what normal people choose to do to each other. After all, the infection here is just that: a disease. It has no agency, no motive. But people do. They choose to deceive, to…