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  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Crazy Rich Asians

    ★★★★

    Better than the book. Funny, smart, sweet, and I'm not just talking about Constance Wu. I pray that this gets the success it needs so that we can have more casts looking like this in the future and cinema can feel fresh and more accurate.

  • Pocahontas

    Pocahontas

    ★★

    An uninteresting and really false/problematic telling of this story. And maybe Mel Gibson's worst performance?

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    Not a film that ever feels scary, but I left the cinema uneasy anyway. The mood is masterfully set, as always, by David Fincher and his frequent collaborators Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The score and lighting can turn scenes that seem straight out of a romantic comedy into something foreboding. But this film isn't afraid to be funny either. It is definitely Fincher's most comical work and dark humor seems to be something he can do very well.

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    ★★★★

    Jake Gyllenhaal terrified me in this. I was constantly made uncomfortable by him. But really, the true villain of this piece is the media. Between this and Gone Girl, the news has become the BIg Bad of 2014.