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  • Super Dark Times

    Super Dark Times

    ★★★★

    Beautifully shot with a great soundtrack, Super Dark Times really captures the time and place it depicts so well. Not only is this movie thrilling and intense, but it also has a lot to say about the loss of adolescence and innocence. Unfortunately the movie does drag a bit in the middle, but it definitely finds ways to quickly grab your attention again, but in the end the intense climax of the film is undermined by a frustratingly ambiguous ending. But overall it was a riveting and thrilling movie to watch that really captures the essence of growing up in the 90s.

  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★★

    Another solid entry from director Steven Spielberg, featuring one of his best ensemble casts. The Post is without a doubt, the most timely movie of 2017, and Spielberg had that in mind when he fast tracked this movie into production. While it may not be a perfect film, it delivers an important message, albeit an often heavy handed one. Hanks and Streep both deliver top notch performances (no surprise), and are supported by a very strong supporting cast, with the…

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  • The Disaster Artist

    The Disaster Artist

    ★★★★½

    A truly enjoyable and heartfelt film from beginning to end. James Franco is definitely Oscar worthy from what is probably his best performance to date. I can't remember the last time a movie has made me laugh as much as I did watching this. I felt like I had a smile on my face almost the whole time.

  • Battle of the Sexes

    Battle of the Sexes

    ★★★½

    Ultimately, there is a lot to like about Battle of the Sexes, and it has an important and timely message at its core. However, there are some flaws with this movie. First off, Steve Carell and Emma Stone both give great performances, and the film is very nicely shot. But unfortunately the film doesn't do the best job connecting its audience with the characters. It felt more like a spectator film, and I was never emotionally invested in the characters.…