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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★

    In preparation for The Last Jedi. Still a fun watch and certainly not as drab as Rogue 1 on a rewatch. The first half in particular is very strong. However it definitely suffers from a case of being a bit of a Star Wars box ticker.

    I think this will age well enough though, even if it is beat for beat an imitation of episode iv.

    What works:

    The humour
    Poe, Finn, Rey, Ren
    Ford
    BB8 motions
    The score

    What…

  • Atomic Blonde

    Atomic Blonde

    ★★★½

    Atomic Blonde meanders a bit and maybe could've lost 20 mins of what felt like exposition, but where the movie succeeds is in it's style, it's music, it's lead and it's action, and boy oh boy, do the last two really work!

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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★½

    First I was on Nathan's side, then I was on Caleb's side, then I was on Ava's side, then I wasn't sure…

  • Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin'

    Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin'

    ★★★★

    I really liked how Jen's shirt and trousers complimented each other.