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  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    ★★★

    I feel like I need a bigger sippy cup.

  • And Then There Were None

    And Then There Were None

    ★★★★

    I've never read the book. The ending is brilliant, but it feels like there's a lot of padding in the middle while we wait for people to die, where I just didn't find it all that compelling. Good to see Sam Neill doing his thing.

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  • The Matrix

    The Matrix

    ★★★★★

    After newly calibrating my projector, I notice the subtlety of the green cast of the imagery from inside the matrix. It's mostly in the flesh tones, and doesn't usually affect the black leather or dark, rainy streets, which stay pretty neutral, or even lean a tiny bit blue. An impressive and subtle color grade.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★★

    Unabashed love.

    The second time seeing the film, unburdened by expectations, fears, and a burning anger at having a significant moment spoiled; undistracted by noticing callbacks for being callbacks and just now seeing them in the context of the new story… this is a fine, fine Star Wars film.


    Also, way better in 2D. Seattle Cinerama's laser projection is the best way to watch this film.