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  • Dark Phoenix

    Dark Phoenix

    ★★

    The only reason this gets more than half a star is due to the train fight scene. It’s worth suffering through 90% of this film to see final big battle sequence. Magneto, Beast, and Storm are perfect. The rest of the cast was either not utilized well or mediocre. Sophie Turner was much better than expected, but wasn’t given much to work with script wise.

  • Fast Five

    Fast Five

    ★★★★

    Fast Five is an almost perfect movie. It dishes out all the cars, characters, and action we love from the previous films and packages it in a way that makes it feel new and exciting. When I first saw this film I thought “wow a heist movie was the way to go for this series”, but after rewatching them I realized that that heist movie potential was always there, just never fully embraced. They steal things via cars in every…

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  • Fast & Furious

    Fast & Furious

    ★★½

    The 4th film in the Fast & Furious franchise brings back much of the original cast. Unlike its predecessors, it seems to take itself too seriously, aiming for a dark and gritty plot / overtone that doesnt quite work. I love that they brought back Han and introduced Tego, Don, and Gisele. Main villain and drug lord Braga is over complicated with a forced plot twist. I feel like this film would have been more successful if they have stuck to…