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  • Barton Fink
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  • Ready Player One

    ★★

  • The Martian

    ★★★

  • The Shining

    ★★★★★

  • Catch Me If You Can

    ★★★★½

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  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ★★

    When I first watched this over 4 years ago now, I recall thinking that it was fun but just kinda lacking in story. Revisiting it now I think the problem's bigger than that in just how barren the entertainment here is. It's overloaded with pop culture references to make up for the fact that there is nothing interesting or even remotely memorable about the bland characters and terrible romance. How tacked on those references feel too are a big part…

  • The Martian

    The Martian

    ★★★

    Sad to say this didn't capture me like it did nearly 7 years ago, mainly because the script really bogs it down with how much of a focus exposition is and its struggle to create engagement outside of the parts away from Watney. Despite this, I felt that Scott did a solid job of making a compelling survival story out of Watney's scenes and a still well-done look at a rescue mission in the works, even if it doesn't capture…

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  • The Father

    The Father

    ★★★★½

    A brilliant, different kind of character study that offers an impeccable glimpse at dementia. Florian Zeller's direction does a terrific job of demonstrating both Hopkins' and Colman's perspectives, particularly Hopkins' whose loosening grip on reality and those around him is tremendously developed as the film continues, and it certainly helps that Hopkins' performance is absolutely phenomenal as well. This is definitely one I can see myself returning to multiple times in the future, as even now I was able to…

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★

    I risked my life for THIS?!

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