Roger Avary
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  • Mask

    Mask

    ★★★★★

    I needed this to wash my eyes after the last few movies I've seen.

  • Atomic Blonde

    Atomic Blonde

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    All the elements are there, so I should have loved it. Blondie haircut -- check. 80's soundtrack -- check. The titles and color scheme of Stormy Monday -- check. So why was I so abjectly bored? At one point the heroine of this average movie walks into a genuine classic, which is mercifully kept in soft focus until she pulls a fire alarm literally ruining that screening. David Leitch clearly loves his references, and he's an awesome fight coordinator (there's…

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  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

    "Just because you are a character, doesn't mean that you have character."

  • Pain & Gain

    Pain & Gain

    ★★★★

    Michael Bay's entry into low-budget art film fare is a an assassination of the very culture of implants and abs Bay has deliciously glorified since his early music video days, and in some ways Pain & Gain is to Bay as Fight Club was to Fincher. The film feels high and distracted, with Bay diverting to whatever comic or sexual ephemera will please his audience in any given moment, the entire time taking delight in the absurdity of "A True Story".…