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  • Fist Fight

    Fist Fight

    ★★★

    Surprisingly funny and delightful. An almost perfect movie for the start of Betsy DeVos's reign as head of all of America's public education

  • I'm Still Here

    I'm Still Here

    ★★★½

    In all of 2016, I wrote only 8 reviews. The most recent was in July. As part of my New Year's Resolution, I want to write more. In particular, I want to write more reviews of movies and TV, something I've been lazy in for a while now. The goal is for me to write a solid review at least twice a week for a book, movie, tv show or what have you. To start, we have I'm Still Here,…

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  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★★

    Irreverent. That means showing a lack of respect for people or things that are taken seriously. It is not a definition typically considered good or kind, but that is the only word that I can think of to describe The Grand Budapest Hotel, one of the best movies I have seen all year. Look at one scene in particular, when a man is running for his life. You are sitting on the edge of your seat, but not for fear…

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    ★★★★★

    How has it taken me this long to watch this masterpiece? This is gold, and is a perfect look at society when confronted with itself. Every Juror has his problems, and each is just as pained as the next. Sidney Lumet is a genius, able to shoot plain dialogue and make it thrilling. I've known the ending, considering it is quite evident what will happen from the beginning, but who the hell care? This was damn near perfect, gaining every…