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  • Cats

    Cats

    ★★★★

    I think we actually saw the "Judi Dench Wedding Ring" cut

  • Gemini Man

    Gemini Man

    ★★★½

    Gemini Man is a mess -- but it changed the way I saw the world after I left it, and that deserves respect. In 3D 120 FPS, the memorable images of this movie aren't memorable because of framing or narrative significance, it's because they reach out from the screen into your brain.
    Flashlights seem to dance on your retinas. Water feels deep and dangerous. Fistfights are ugly. Breaking from drowning to breathing, or even from standing to running, the screen…

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  • After Hours

    After Hours

    ★★★★½

    Saw this at the Alamo Drafthouse Littleton for its 30th anniversary -- in 35mm no less. I can't say the tattered, torn, muted print added to the experience, because this is a surprisingly clean, well-plotted New York movie. Even the streets are clear and glistening, and there are a few barely commented-upon moments of coincidence that really blew my mind. Top-notch entertainment.

  • Heat

    Heat

    ★★★★★

    You always hope to work with someone like McCauley. Sadly, life is full of Waingros.