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  • Transformers: The Last Knight

    Transformers: The Last Knight

    ½

    Although I still haven't subjected myself to the trainwreck fourth film, Age of Extinction, Transformers: The Last Knight is one of the most torturous movie experiences I've had in years. It's increasingly bloated, juvenile, and has a constant "we don't give a fuck" attitude from everybody involved in the making. I'd even go as far as saying that it's just as if not more racist than ROTF.

    Now listen I still enjoy the first film in this series. However for…

  • All Eyez on Me

    All Eyez on Me

    ★½

    Aside from the solid performances given by Shipp and Gurira, All Eyez on Me is a frustrating biopic that's plagued by weak storytelling and horrible editing. Tupac deserves a biopic WAY BETTER than this lifeless mess.

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  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    ★★★★½

    A poetic, insightful coming-of-age story into the darker, more mature obstacles that are sometimes battled during high school, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" is easily one of the best films of the year so far. Benefiting from three great lead performances by Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and a scene-stealing Ezra Miller, in addition to sensitive direction and at times witty dialogue by writer/director Stephen Chbosky (who also wrote the book), this is one of those rare treats in the high school dramedy genre that is a fantastic trio hybrid of filmmaking elements, combined with the likes of John Hughes, Richard Linklater, and Alexander Payne.

  • The Way Way Back

    The Way Way Back

    ★★★★½

    "The Way, Way Back" may initially appear to be a predictable coming-of-age film from its previews, but it eventually evolves into a funny, emotionally realistic journey about a social outcast trying to find himself on a summer vacation he doesn't want to be part of. All the performances are great, but it's Sam Rockwell that stands out above everyone else. Rockwell is one of the most underrated actors working today, as he displays his trademark charisma and quick-witted energy in…