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  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★★

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

    Second watch was even better. Some thoughts:

    1. The action sequence with Logan, Xavier, and Laura escaping their hideout in the limo is even better the second time.

    2. On the podcast, there was some debate as to the meaning of Logan's last words, "So this is what it feels like." Dax and Frank took that to mean Logan was commenting on what it feels like to die or be dying. I felt there was an intended secondary -- and…

  • The Fate of the Furious

    The Fate of the Furious

    ★★

    Missed 27 minutes thanks to a slow poutine line, so I have to dock the film a full star for a plot that didn't make sense to me. Also, director F. Mary Kill relies on the GoPros a little too much.

    Zombie cars were the best part. All of the times the word "family" was shoehorned into the script was the worst.

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  • Les Misérables

    Les Misérables

    I wouldn't say I 'watched' Les Misérables. I kind of just sat in front of it and waited. And waited. And waited.

  • Creed

    Creed

    ★★★★★

    Don't let the lack of a 6/5 fool you...I FUCKING LOVED Creed.

    "That bell doesn't mean you're dismissed. That bell means hell."

    I went into it expecting to be moved, but it's been some time since a film has wetted my cheek so thoroughly.

    "What's wrong with your eyes?" -- Terminator 2 quote about crying

    (A stupid question coming from a machine with "detailed files on human anatomy.")

    This awards season, I hope Oscar voters will be stroking Stallone's shaft…