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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★½

    Overall it's a really solid film.

    The villain was believable for once and made sense with an appropriate drive and purpose.

    I think what I loved most about the latest installation in the MCU was the use of silence. Usually the score carries throughout the entirety of the film but "Black Panther" had numerous moments where silence and dialogue ruled the screen.

    There are only two significant disappointments. The first being the CGI, yeah it's one of those arguments. Truth…

  • Begin Again

    Begin Again

    ★★★★½

    There are some great moments of acting done by both Kiera Knightly and Mark Ruffalo scattered throughout this gem. Overall it's a delightful experience of life and heartache.

    The music is outstanding and Adam Levine is still not the worst part as one might imagine.

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  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★★

    There are really no true words to describe how perfect "There Will Be Blood" is. Paul Thomas Anderson wrote and directed this masterpiece as best he could and if anyone else had attempted the challenge, I don't believe this film would be held at the prestigious title it upholds today.

    Daniel Day-Lewis owns the screen, he owns this film just as he owns the ocean of oil beneath his feet. The story and the writing are perfect and Daniel Day-Lewis'…

  • Jackie

    Jackie

    ★★★½

    A rather slow paced, but deeply honest and strained biopic about Jackie Kennedy after the assassination of her husband John F. Kennedy.

    "Jackie" is yes -- slow paced, but what it lacks for in timing it makes up for in both story and acting.

    You know, I've never been a huge fan of Natalie Portman, but after seeing her performance in this? That opinion could change. There's a scene that takes place right after JFK's assassination. Jackie boards a plane…