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  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★★★★

    You get car karate, a fistfight while falling down three flights of stairs, a cameo appearance by the infamous pencil, literally everyone in the world trying to kill John Wick and Laurence Fishburne shouting that he wants to go to Applebees. Put this movie on display in a museum.

  • Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

    Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

    If the first Jack Reacher was an episode of a hitchhiker-helps-strangers 70s TV show, Never Go Back is a 10th season episode of JAG.

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  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    INT. UNMARKED CAR -- NIGHT

    DETECTIVE JOHNNY LOUD [Tom Hanks] slides into the passenger seat of the unmarked car holding a tray of coffee. Retired ex-cop and temporary partner RICK CLOSE [Max Von Sydow] reaches over from the driver's seat to grab his cup of joe.

    RICK
    This better not have cream in it, knucklehead.

    Johnny rolls his eyes and then looks directly into the camera as if to say "do you folks believe this old coot?" to the audience.…

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained

    ★★★★★

    Bloody, cathartic and hugely entertaining. The editing seems a little off -- Sally Menke is sadly missed -- but it's easy to look past a bit of glut when you're watching Tarantino so effortlessly conquer yet another genre.

    Took off half a star for his Australian accent but put it back upon his appropriate exit from the film.