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  • Their Finest

    Their Finest

    ★★½

    Bill Nighy was Oscar worthy in this. Everything else was fairly blah. Pretty, but blah.

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★½

    Why is no one talking about how Inception gave this movie its whole structure? (Also, this thing is an editing marvel and I will be very angry if it doesn't win that award.)

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  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond

    ★★★½

    A *vast* improvement over Into Darkness. Where Into Darkness was overly serious and too-densely plotted, Beyond is good, zippy fun and easy to follow. But I do wish that one of these movies would foreground the characters rather than the plot, especially with this cast. There are a couple half-hearted attempts at character building, but it's just lip service. Oh, and can we cut it out with the MacGuffins already? I'm tired of Tesseracts and God's Eyes and whatever the hell an Abronath is. Also, bring back Bruce Greenwood, please and thank you.

    R.I.P. Anton Yelchin.

  • A Bigger Splash

    A Bigger Splash

    ★★★★

    Surprised there wasn't more awards buzz for the two leads -- Fiennes and Swinton were outstanding.