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  • Quantum of Solace

    Quantum of Solace

    ★★★

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

    Man oh man, this could be so good

    The bones are good (very good), but the ligaments and sinews are a total mess. The structure feels like someone reassembled a skeleton with little idea of what goes where.

    We all know Quantum of Solace struggled with polish due to the Writer's Strike. Unfortunately, it really does show in places, mostly with pacing and progression. There are many hamfisted connections between subplots where you can tell the storytelling is just not…

  • Amélie

    Amélie

    A very sweet film with a very very bad poster.

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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

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

    It's too damn long. That’s my chief complaint. For the story they were telling, it could have been condensed pretty far.

    Joi was interesting for a little bit, but then there was too much time spent on dumb things with her (like that technically impressive merge with the hooker) and not enough to make us care about her as a character.

    Gosling was fine™ but nothing all that special. Was he meant to find some of these things, or was…

  • Blue Velvet

    Blue Velvet

    ★★★★★

    Man I love Heineken