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  • Rocky IV

    Rocky IV

    ★★

    Embarassing nonsense, Rocky IV is a lazy film that continues the adventures of everyone's favorite underdog Rocky Balboa, who has now turned into a total cartoon. Picking up not long after the events of the previous film, Rocky IV introduces a new nemesis in the form of Ivan Drago - the seemingly perfect Soviet heavyweight fighter out to claim glory in America. Things turn personal for Rocky after Apollo Creed challenges Drago in an ill-fated exhibition match.

    This film is…

  • For Your Eyes Only

    For Your Eyes Only

    ★★★

    The best thing about For Your Eyes Only is that it isn't Moonraker. In a weird way though that also ends up being a weakness of the movie as well, landing on the side of traditionally uninspired.

    For Your Eyes Only tries to ground the series more after the fantastical sci-fi of the previous entry, and this movie feels much more like a traditional spy thriller than over the top actioner. There were only two years between Moonraker and For…

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  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★½

    Film 1/31 of March 2017 Scavenger Hunt
    Task #6: A film in theaters
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    I really don't want to overhype Logan for anyone, but for me this film absolutely lived up to what I hoped it could be. This is the first superhero movie I've ever seen that had more authentic seeming drama and action than it did the typical things you'd expect from the genre. Logan really feels like it is telling its own stories about characters that happen…

  • Don't Breathe

    Don't Breathe

    ★★★★½

    Just got back from the movie theater and this was intense. Wow. Don't Breathe is a film that easily lives up to the positive buzz and the hype, it is a masterclass in suspense and atmosphere.

    Fede Alvarez's effectively tense and horrifying direction adds to the terrifying performance of Stephen Lang as the blind man who fights back against a trio of young adults who break into his home in search of some cash to make a better life for…