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  • Perfect Blue

    Perfect Blue

    ★★★★½

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

    Not only is this one of the greatest murder mysteries I've ever seen, its uniquely grotesque and absurd animation, as well as its mastery of conveying intensity with bright blinding color cues makes this a must watch movie. Match cuts and a fading yellow to blue tint over the frame is often disorienting and confusing but so purposefully done that you never stop to question it. You catch on early on that this is no average movie. It intends to…

  • National Treasure: Book of Secrets

    National Treasure: Book of Secrets

    ½

    Okay I will say that in 2007 the Nic Cage insanity in this movie makes this kinda watchable but after seeing actual decent action movies like John Wick and Baby Driver, this movie is utter nonsense. One of the plot points was when they were by some rocks and Nic Cage had the ingenuity to figure out that rocks look a little darker when they're wet. And so they take their water bottles that they were holding bc ??? and…

  • Meet the Fockers

    Meet the Fockers

    ★★½

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

    lmao Robert deniro with a boob in this movie

  • Megamind

    Megamind

    ★★

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

    This had some funny moments and I enjoyed the music montages, of which there were plenty. The animation is pretty awful to be perfectly honest. I guess I like the concept of a film where the villain defeats his foe and becomes a hero in remembrance but the execution was pretty poor here.

    also no one else lives in this city no joke the only time we see citizens is when metro man goes to the town hall to talk…

  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    Corney jokes, a flimsy plot, and incompetent villains make this movie one of Marvel's worst in years. Carol Danvers isn't much of a relatable or intriguing character. She's not that clever and spends most of the movie playing with her insane unexplained powers. All we know is that she glows a whispy gold when she's getting ready to fight and anything she points at explodes. The villain/villains in this film don't pose much of a threat, even before Carol powers…

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★

    three hurrahs for Horatio: the fastest duck in the city!

  • Reservoir Dogs

    Reservoir Dogs

    ★★★★

    Quintessentially Quentin Tarantino. This is a must see for fans of his directorial style.

    Everybody ends up bloody in this movie. Some characters spend the whole movie drowning in their own blood while others are trying desperately to keep their hands clean. But if you know Tarantino, you know no one is leaving without a lot of blood on their hands. Most of the characters are know by aliases like Mr. Blue and Mr. Brown, and are instructed to tell…

  • Heat

    Heat

    ★★★

    If I were only counting the last hour of this movie it'd probably get a 4.5 at least. Goddam everything from the bank scene and on is solid gold. One of the best chase scenes in movie history. Not too drawn out for its content, dramatically exciting the entire time, and had an excellent ending that tied everything up just right. And I totally did not expect it to be so good after the first 2 hours were such a…

  • Mary Queen of Scots

    Mary Queen of Scots

    ★½

    I watched this movie mostly to support my girl Saoirse Ronan but I was also hoping for a somewhat entertaining story. I don't know if it's because I don't care about this era of history or what but man I just could not invest myself in anyone in this movie. There wasnt a single character I really cared about except for Mary Queen of Scots and even then just barely. And mostly because of Saoirse, not the character itself.

    What…

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★

    yooooooo

    what a mind fuck. me and a friend kept trying to guess where the movie was going and we got it way wrong so many times. anyway

    The issue of artificial intelligence has been the subject of films more and more in recent years. As we inch closer to making A.I. a reality we can't help but obsess about the sudden shift it may bring. Shows like Westworld do this really well. Ex Machina took an in depth look…

  • Psycho

    Psycho

    ★★

    Honestly kinda let down by this. I guess I had somewhat high expectations of this; after all Hitchcock has been called the master of suspense due to this movie primarily. Maybe I didn't watch this in the right setting or something. It wasn't a bad film by any means it just wasn't the edge-of-my-seat tension and suspense I was expecting. And I don't like the excuse that 'oh this movie is from a different era you have to examine it…

  • No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men

    ★★★

    Ooh baby is Javier Bardem spooky. He's got the crazy eyes to cement an amoral psychopathic killer. I was consistently unnerved by him, great performance.

    And that haircut. Bleh.

    I think this was a well made movie. I think its tense and exciting but its themes and ideas weren't effectively communicated to me. After the film ended I was feeling underwhelmed by it and I went to read a review that said this:

    Llewelyn Moss wavers between immoral behavior...and moral…