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  • Pacific Rim: Uprising

    Pacific Rim: Uprising


    A sequel that really strikes out on its own. It departs from its predecessor in style and tone. It makes some bold narrative choices that I honestly wasn't expecting. It has some great story and design homages to my all-time favorite anime, Neon Genesis Evangelion that I appreciated for nothing more than the fact that I got to see Evangelion-looking situations play out on the big screen.

    While still the antithesis of the Transformers movies in the sense that it…

  • He's a Dragon

    He's a Dragon


    Much better than I expected. A solid live-action Russian movie that feels like a dragon-themed anime version of Beauty and the Beast.

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  • The Glass Castle

    The Glass Castle


    I might be biased because I love the memoir this film is based on, but this is pretty much a perfect adaptation of an incredible story. It packs all the emotional weight of its source material and is perfectly cast, especially in terms of the child actors.

  • It



    A damn good adaptation of Stephen King's incredible novel. I'm a huge fan of the novel, but from the reactions the crowd gave this film I think even non-readers will love it. It's an extremely solid scary movie; one that makes being scared a fun experience. 

    When I say "reactions"  I don't mean people saying they liked it in the lobby afterwards (although there was plenty of that as well), but peoples' reactions during the movie. The film nails its…