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  • Vice

    Vice

    ½

    "Westworld" + "Blade Runner" - any semblance of entertainment or quality + every rote sci-fi trope + the worst performance Bruce Willis has ever "given" = this tepid and forgettable pile of VOD shit.

    The 96 minute movie literally took me six nights to finish, as I could never make it more than 15-minutes before falling asleep. So, despite its multitude of flaws - as a sleep aid, it actually has merit. Otherwise though... wow, this is truly GARBAGE.

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    Grave of the Fireflies

    ★★★★★

    Fuck... this was heartbreaking. Not sure this was the best choice or worst choice to watch while mentally preparing myself for fatherhood. The existential themes of caring for another being's survival hits deep.

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★★

    An unqualified masterpiece.

    This captivating science fiction drama from critically acclaimed director Christopher Nolan was produced on a budget of $165 million, and released on November 5, 2014. Although it's an entirely original property with no ties to any previous works, the hype surrounding Nolan's ninth feature film was so high, Warner Bros. studios traded away the rights to its lucrative "Friday The 13th" series (among other franchises) just to secure worldwide distribution rights to this movie. So to say…

  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    ★★★★★

    Gyllenhaal is masterful.

    This low-budget American crime-thriller from first-time director Dan Gilroy was a critical and commercial success following its theatrical release on Halloween, 2014. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as an enigmatic individual who muscles his way into the world of crime journalism: earning money by photographing accidents and murders late at night, and selling them to a local news station. He is a quirky, bottom-feeding opportunist, exhibiting signs of high-functioning autism... always communicating directly, if dishonestly with his mark.

    Gyllenhaal…