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  • The Babadook

    The Babadook

    ★★★★½

    Ba-ba-ba... dook! Dook! DOOOOOK!

    Far from your typical horror film, The Babadook is notably light on jump scares (though there are some), there's no gore either - instead, it burrows its inventive and unique approach into your head in a completely different way.

    A tale of parenting gone awry, the story follows mother Amelia and son Samuel. Widowed when her husband died in an accident on the way to deliver Samuel, Amelia's relationship with her son is notably strained from…

  • Pacific Rim

    Pacific Rim

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Guillermo del Toro is a maverick of film. Well, maybe was is a more appropriate term. His dark, Gothic, emotional approach to horror has helped him to sprout rather nimble wings in Hollywood, a feat when you reach back and look at difficulty and arguably inaccessibility of one of his earliest works, Cronos (1993). In the years since, del Toro has seen massive genre success with films like Hellboy and the critical darling, Pans Labyrinth. Which brings us to Pacific…

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  • Star Trek Into Darkness

    Star Trek Into Darkness

    ★★★★

    I enjoy this more than a lot of people do. But I do take issue that Cumberbatch spends 10 minutes giving a full explaination for character motivations that otherwise are never touched on.

  • Red Dawn

    Red Dawn

    ★★★

    I always enjoyed the original Red Dawn but felt it was about 30 minutes too long. They fixed that with this one but didn't really run with the insanity of invading forces. Meh.

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    ★★★★★

    This is hands down my favorite entry to date in the shared Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU. I loved Avengers from the moment the first scene occurred, but the inner-child in me was muffled by how legitimately fascinating, well crafted, and thoroughly entertaining the followup to Captain America: The First Avenger is.

    Trading in Cap's glory days as a tried and true, black and white American hero, Winter Soldier upgrades America's hero to the 21st century, and throws plenty of…

  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ½

    As a person who is a fan of things, particularly movies, music, video games and others, I find this movie grossly offensive. You should too.