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  • Silkwood

    Silkwood

    ★★★

    I think for me director Mike Nichols may just be either hit or miss. I truly loved The Graduate and Regarding Henry while I've just failed to connect with Working Girl, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and now Silkwood. It's not that I think any of those movies is bad, but they've all failed to really engage me.

    Silkwood is about the crazy true story of a woman who was killed for exposing the safety concerns of the nuclear plant…

  • Sudden Fear

    Sudden Fear

    ★★½

    It seems like I'm one of just a few that doesn't seem to like this picture. The story is that Crawford gets involved with wax sculpture Jack Palance but finds out she's been played and plans revenge. For a noir thriller Sudden Fear is quite boring and the scenes that are actually suspenseful are few and far between thanks to the slack pacing and yawn-inducing story. The actors do their best but they can't save this film from crushing mediocrity.…

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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…