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  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    ★★★★★

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

    Redux

    ...because it’s judgement that defeats us

    Apocalypse Now starts with a wide shot of a Jungle line, with the muffled sounds of helicopter blades in the distance, passing by as the song “The End” from The Doors plays; while moments later a bunch of Napalm ignites the jungle line. Wait a bit more, and the face of Willard Kilgore fades into the screen, juxtaposed with the inferno on screen. This sequence perfectly foreshadows the madness and horrors that await…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★

    I’m back... to reviewing “another” Marvel film.

    This what they should be called by now: “another one”. Marvel superhero movies are the film equivalent of the Call of Duty series; a once promising series has devolved into a puddle of mediocrity with its tiring presence each year and still racking in the cash thanks to its established fanbase that keeps buying the same thing over and over because the hat that is wearing is different from the last
    Honestly, its…

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  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys

    ★★★★

    Why didn't I see this on opening day I'll never know. Hell, you could also add the reason that this thing bombed and I never saw any of the Lethal Weapon movies before too.

    Just putting it in a generalized fashion, both main leads are wonderful. Ryan Gosling especially embraces his character rather well; no scratch that, Russel Crowe too, surprisingly as an actor that I do not like much, he embraced the cold professional character of Healy rather nicely…

  • Paterson

    Paterson

    ★★★★½

    My first Jim Jarmusch film.

    Words escape from me in the time to do some actual constructive criticism, just some disperse thoughts:

    - Adam Driver is too good to be true. He perfectly encapsulates Paterson's calm behaviour, the realistic, believable, and most importantly, the emotional connection required to be invested into the film. In fact, the realistic approach helps the film inmensely with the dialogue and line delivery being flawless, and every side character giving a meaningful repercusion in the…