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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • The Towering Inferno
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Electra Glide in Blue

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  • The Devil's Men

    ★½

  • I Still See You

    ★★

  • Nope

    ★★★½

  • Where the Crawdads Sing

    ★★★½

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  • The Devil's Men

    The Devil's Men

    ★½

    Sometimes going back to a film you remember from your childhood can be risky. LAND OF THE MINOTAUR is just such a film. I recall this movie
    primarily for the setting and the titular stone minotaur. I also remember it making me feel uneasy.
    My memories proved mostly correct. They show the same shot of the landscape about a million times and the minotaur statue is indeed there. The uneasiness must have come from feeling bored not for any scare…

  • I Still See You

    I Still See You

    ★★

    As a sucker for these direct to streaming horror movies I went into I STILL SEE YOU hopeful but no expecting a ton. It has a great premise and the first 20 minutes are pretty engaging. After that I realized that the movie was not made for me as it is aimed squarely at young adults.
    I am not sure at what point exactly that it dawned on me but at a certain moment the emotions rang hollow and underdeveloped.…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    I was really pleased to see all the great reviews coming in from everywhere about this film. A big Mad Max fan from way back, I was excited but a little nervous about how they would make this work. I have seen too many updates of my past go down in mediocrity. The previews were promising, but still carried the vibe that the movie was going to be amazing or an absolute failure.
    The movie is great! Miller has re-engineered…

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    I love David Fincher's work. He has a distinct vision and style that is right up my alley. Some say it is pandering, playing up the obvious tropes; the dark, sickly lighting, the unpleasant look at the so-called normal life. But, man, I love it.
    I have noticed a trend in Fincher's work. A strong release followed by a lesser, but still solid, film. Seven>The Game, Fight Club>Panic Room, Zodiac>Benjamin Button, Social Network>Girl with Dragon Tattoo. Now we are up…