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  • Up in the Air

    Up in the Air

    ★★★★½

    An extremely timely movie that reminds everyone how important human connection is. I really love Up In the Air for a lot of reasons. This is really a movie for everyone as it's both light and heavy and just the right times and really packs an emotional punch when it needs to. It's pace is damn near perfect its slow when it needs to and picks up into its quick cuts and montages at the perfect time. All of this…

  • Dark Phoenix

    Dark Phoenix

    ★★

    The X-Men movies will hold their place in superhero movie history but I'm sure this is not the way they wanted to go out before joining the MCU. After this new cast came out of the gate hot with First Class and Days of Future Past (Which is a toss up between that and Logan for the best X-Men movie ever in my opinion) they stumbled with Apocalypse, which was a massive misfire. Unfortunately Dark Phoenix was not the rebound…

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  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

    ★★★★½

    To talk about The Social Network the first thing we have to get out of the way is the screenplay. The act of one person talking to another is in no better hands than that of Aaron Sorkin. In what is already a compelling and amazing story about the rise of Facebook, how the characters explain to one another what is happening is what made me take a step back. This movie has a lot of fluid cuts between the…

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★

    Musical movies are tough. I think there's a fine line you have to straddle that sometimes makes the movie more about the songs than the actual movie. You have movies like Yesterday and Bohemian Rhapsody I walked out of thinking I just liked the soundtrack while the movie left a lot to be desired, but on the flip side of that you have movies like Sing Street that absolutely nailed the balance that you need and Inside Llewyn Davis was…