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  • Okja

    Okja

    ★★★

    Overall a good film, but some troubling anti-GM themes mixed in with the evil corporation.

  • The Circle

    The Circle

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The Circle is a fairly average film in most ways, and if it weren't for the specific subject matter, would be good enough to watch for a few hours, never to watch again and to be forgotten soon after.

    However watching it, I can't help but think It had so much potential that could have been realised with a writer who knew and cared more about the subject matter – the intersection of technology and privacy.

    As it stands, the…

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  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Yet another Transformers film. By itself it would probably be a 2/5 star film, but there was something about this that forced me to give it a lower rating.

    The product placement is terrible. I realise that product placement is a big deal in Hollywood now, and to some extent I don't mind realistic and subtle placement, after all, real people use real products and trademarked names, so it's almost realistic.

    But this film goes above and beyond with product…

  • Primer

    Primer

    ★★★★★

    $7500 budget, 1 paid actor, only 2 minutes of unused footage from the entire film, written, directed, composed, edited all by the same guy.

    This film is amazing just due to what it achieved. But the fantastic (mind-boggling) plot and the serious 'real-world' treatment of time-travel make this even better.