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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★★

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

    I was so engaged with this movie the entire time. Phoenix is such an interesting presence on screen, I couldn't take my eyes off his gestures and expressions throughout.

    I don't actually want to get into spoilers, but I have so many questions about this movie that I tagged this as a spoiler review anyway so I could list some of my thoughts and questions here. I mean this in the best way, though - it's a character study that…

  • Super Troopers 2

    Super Troopers 2

    ★★★

    I am in such a good mood this morning, having had a blast at a preview screening of this with my brother in pod Dan Scully.

    I'm not going to argue that this is a great movie, but if you've seen and enjoyed the first I think you'll agree that's not either. They're really sketch comedies with the loosest excuse for a plot to get us from funny scene to funny scene, with wall to wall funny performances. They're just…

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  • The Guest

    The Guest

    ★★★★★

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

    I couldn't help myself. I'm going to be watching this again in a week or two for my podcast, but when it popped up as the first thing on my Netflix last night, I had to watch it again for the 4th time.

    This movie holds up to repeat viewings so well. All of the performances are really fun and get funnier and more interesting the more you watch it and invest in their individual stories. And the movie is…

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★

    One of the most solid, exciting movies of 2017. A descent through Dante's Inferno complete with lighting that gets pop-tartier the deeper we go. At every turn the movie presents our characters with the most interesting challenges they could possibly face, all at an incredibly swift, yet even pace. I was sucked into this very quickly and it never let up its grip until the end credits, which suddenly moved me in a way I was not anticipating.

    Pattinson, Safdie,…