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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★★

    After seeing the mixed reviews on this film and hearing the opinions of friends of friends who claim to be Star Wars fans I went into the theater today with no small amount if trepidation. I should have know better.

    I'm old. So very old. I saw A New Hope (or Star Wars as we called it) in the theaters first run. I waited literally all day in line in the hot Texas sun for Empire. Same for Jedi. This…

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★★★

    “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.”
    ― Heraclitus

    There is a moment at the end of Annihilation where a character asks another character a very simple question. The reaction to that question is the heart and soul of this spectacular film. It speaks to what makes a person what she truly is. What makes her a person? What makes you a person? What makes any…

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★★

    It wasn't perfect but it was. It had a few flaws but I wouldn't change a thing. It felt like an old friend you haven't seen in thirty years came back into town and you start right in like they never left. It was everything I hoped it would be.

  • Tomorrowland

    Tomorrowland

    ★★★

    It's an enjoyable bit of fluff is you are able to check your brain at the door and put up with the schmaltz. Decent performances all around and a story that manages to be preachy and goofy at the same time. Still, not a waste of time.