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  • Hard Boiled
  • Brazil
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
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  • Knives Out

    ★★★★½

  • The Wicker Man

    ★★★★★

  • Cruella

    ★★★

  • The Lonely Island Presents: The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience

    ★★★★½

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  • Malignant

    Malignant

    ★★★★½

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

    Over-the-top fun and a throwback to schlock horror like Basket Case but with a big budget and some intense action scenes.  All the more fun for the scene where a character who looks like Kate Bush brutally murders about thirty cops.

  • Skyscraper

    Skyscraper

    ★★★½

    Turns kind of sour when they mention the address of what they’re building and you realize it’s one of Jared Kushner’s properties.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

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

    Some scattered thoughts after a Mad Max: Fury Road screening:

    * About halfway through the first action scene, I realized I'd been sitting perfectly still and couldn't remember the last time I blinked. I didn't want to miss one single frame of anything.
    * You know those trailers full of insanity like a giant lightning sandstorm, dudes with explosive spears leaping onto spike-covered cars, Max strapped to the front of a hot rod, and a guy playing double-necked chrome bass…

  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★½

    I enjoyed this much more than the elderly man who walked in 10 minutes late, sat behind me, and then 10 minutes later started loudly asking "WHAT MOVIE IS THIS? HAS IT ALREADY STARTED? ARE YOU SURE THIS ISN'T SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL?"

    He stayed for the whole movie.