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  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★

    An almost immediate decent into madness from two completely committed actors, gorgeously photographed, with any greater meaning or subtext totally lost on me. 


    Feels like a 2 1/2 star review that I’ll look back confused on years from now. Just a lot that completely went over my head.

  • The Siege of Jadotville

    The Siege of Jadotville

    ★★

    its a well intentioned movie but the action away from the fighting is excruciating. Every dialogue heavy scene is cut with a planet sized amount of air which does no favors to the actors or their performances and a lot of the coverage and blocking seems amateurish. The writing is rough and outside of 50 Shades of Grey the performances range from hammy to bad. I'm a big Mark Strong fan and hes bizarrely poor in this, along with the…

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★½

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

    Probably as good as it could have been and better than it needed to be, The Force Awakens lives up to its title, of an incredibly powerful dynasty waking up, morning breath and all.

    Theres a lot to talk about so I'll just get right into it. I don't see what everyone else clearly sees in this movie. I grew up on Stars Wars like most, but unlike most I came into this movie with zero expectations. I had seen…

  • American Ultra

    American Ultra

    ½

    i'm admittedly drunk right now, but what a steaming pile of pointless shit. Max Landis, what the fuck? Your movie was fucking shit and you should feel bad.