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  • The Ultimate Warrior

    The Ultimate Warrior

    ★★★½

    In the 70's there were a lot of things that concerned society and much of these were reflected by the movies of the time. A huge one was the concern that a plague, man made or natural, would wipe out civilization. You could see it in films like THE OMEGA MAN and SOYLENT GREEN where a man is reduced to savages in large empty cities. THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR folls right in line with those.
    Directed by Robert Clouse, a kind…

  • Never Too Young to Die

    Never Too Young to Die

    ★★★★★

    Where has this movie been all my life??

    The 80's were a righteous time for dumb action flicks and this may be one of the dumbest, but it also one of the most absolute fun ones. I recall being aware of this from my days of video store browsing as it seemed that every place had this poster up or its box on the shelf. Somehow of all the trashy movies I rented, this one never graced my VCR. What…

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  • 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…

  • 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…