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  • Demolition Man

    Demolition Man

    ★★★★

    Still fun, and some of the future design is turning out to be eerily prescient.

  • Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

    Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

    ★★★

    Great story, oft repeated in recent years, especially in tech circles, about Ms. Lamarr's invention and patent of frequency hopping communications during WWII. It's a damn shame that she was never paid for the use of her patent, nor widely celebrated for her inventions in her lifetime.

    The documentary itself, though, is a bit lackluster, and delves a little bit too deeply into the troubles in her later years, I think, but maybe that's just me. Seemed a little gossipy…

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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.