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  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★★

    The ending is such a tease for the alcoholic/addict Daniel Day Lewis film we'll never get.

  • Raw

    Raw

    ★★★½

    Doesn't really play out the way the trailer sells it, more of a quaint movie about family and growing up than a wall to wall Gore/shock fest.

    Somewhat of a let down, but somehow not, as I was always invested.

    French College parties seem way more extreme if this is anything to go by.

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  • Throw Down

    Throw Down

    ★★★★★

    Sometimes you need to get thrown on your ass to learn how to get back up.

    Just completely resonatated with me on almost every level. I have yet to see the "Election" movies or "Exiled", but between this and "Running on Karma" I think To's genre benders surpass his crime/action flicks.

    The two standout scenes for me were the bar brawl and the eacape from the gambling house. The brawl reminded me of the climax of his most recent work…

  • Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island

    ★★½

    Paper thin character development with cliche "authentic Vietnam era music". Movie splits the groups in two with Jackson's Ahabian group just a total bore. I don't generally dislike Hiddelston, but I couldn't buy him in this role. If it weren't for samurai John C Reiley there wouldn't ne a songle character moment worth caring about.

    Kong does have some impressive effects though. The rendering of Kong's fur was pretty mindblowing at times. The creature design was inventive, but I think…