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  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★★

    DC's first decent movie since The Dark Knight Rises (arguably, on rewatch). On par with the first Captain America movie, and not just because they share very similar stories. I realize for female superhero depictions, its much more than that, especially to a lot of women, but for me that third act disables what could have been a great movie instead into merely a good one. The third act and villain problem is certainly not unique, a lot of Marvel…

  • Icarus

    Icarus

    ★★½

    An ok doc. It has a very weak first third with the director documenting himself in a portion I couldn't care about at all. It's not until the doctor chemist shows up that it gets at all interesting. Even then, I think due to the director's choices its not made as compelling as it could have been.

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  • Autumn Sonata

    Autumn Sonata

    ★★★★★

    A great, great film. Meryl Streep in Sophie's Choice is my pick for the best all-time performance by an actress, but I think now Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann in Autumn Sonata are my picks for the 2nd and 3rd best. Their performances are astounding. The Bergman films I've seen so far all pretty much have great female performances, but in Autumn Sonata (Ingrid) Bergman and Ullmann bring a level of talent and emotional realism to the performances that just…

  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    ★★★

    A lesser effort from what I thought was his groundbreaking Sin City, the almost 10 years in between dulls Sin City 2's possible impact. Doesn't contain the better material of the original. Also not as visually interesting, though some shots still were able to stand out. Rodriguez doesn't use color as well as in the original. Bruce Willis' presence in the movie is a mistake, I think; it just feels too tacked on and doesn't match the tone of the…