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  • Collateral
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Paths of Glory
  • Tapping the Wire

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  • Death Note

    ★★★½

  • The Northman

    ★★★½

  • Generation Kill

    ★★★★½

  • Moon Knight

    ★★★½

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  • Death Note

    Death Note

    ★★★½

    My first anime and it's a nice start. I have mixed feelings about this. I am still not an anime fan mostly because of the weird style but still gave it a try as the plot intrigued me. The beginning episodes were fantastic. It was really smart, mature and well written. I loved the intellectual battles between Light and L. Idk why, but I always rooted for Light. There is a lot of exposition but I didn't mind it much.…

  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★½

    It's a nice Viking revenge film but I expected it to be so much more. It is ambitious but messy. This wasn't nearly as immersive as The Lighthouse. The cinematography and soundtrack are top notch. Performances are great especially Ethan Hawke And Willem Defoe in their minimal screen time. It seemed distracted with random things like flashbacks, epilogues, visions and then circles back to the central narrative. The plot is just a straightforward revenge drama with just a few twists.…

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★½

    My 4th Stanley Kubrick film and it is by far my least favorite. I don't watch horror films generally but wanted to see this because of Kubrick. Let's start with the positives. This film is exceptionally made. Everything from the performances, cinematography, score, production design and direction is top notch. Nicholson is the king of expressions. Shelly Duvall is great too. I really loved this film till the second act. Unfortunately, I do have some issues. The pacing could have…

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★½

    For a runtime of three hours I was thoroughly entertained. This movie looks amazing and the sound effects are awesome. The score is still playing in my head. Gotham looks really good. Matt Reeves's direction is solid. Pattinson is great as Batman. Collin Farrell as Penguin is my favorite performance. I loved the first act which reminded me of zodiac. My issues start in the second half when the movie tries to connect with it's past. I didn't get the…