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  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver


    Bold, original, balanced filmmaking. Evident that Wright is a film nerd, but Baby Driver isn't pretentious about its references. As much attention devoted to sound design as to cinematography and soundtrack. Give the music supervisor an Oscar now. Wish it was just called "Baby".

  • War Dogs

    War Dogs


    This was so much better than Lord of War. Although that doesn't really mean much. 

    Basically Goodfellas for gun dealers.

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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina


    Someday, I dream of going to an Under the Skin/Ex Machina double feature.

    Aimed squarely at Google, this film warns of the powers of information and intelligence. Oscar might just get a nomination for his turn as the alcoholic CEO.

  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood


    An American epic. Capitalism battles religion and its own self-destructive tendencies, in a metaphorical sense. Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day Lewis) is a misanthropic oil tycoon who buys up a California town, clashing with its charismatic young priest (Paul Dano).

    Technical aspects are executed to perfection. Robert Elswit's cinematography, frequently realized at the magic hour, mixes well with Johnny Greenwood's melancholy score. "Prospector's Arrive" sets my favorite montage. This may be PTA's masterpiece.