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  • Tucker and Dale vs Evil

    Tucker and Dale vs Evil

    ★★★★

    This. So much this.

    Just goes to show what a couple genre tropes and a clever script can get you.

  • American Made

    American Made

    ★★★★

    American Made strikes a tone (though not as visceral) similar to The Wolf of Wall Street in it's ability to make us laugh our way through situations that should definitely not be funny. Incredibly effective.

    Ultimately, the 'Goodfellas' of the Iran-Contra Affair origins. And that's a good thing.

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  • Jupiter Ascending

    Jupiter Ascending

    ★★★

    Yeah, it's not a great movie if you stop and think about it, but considering some of the negative critical consensus, I didn't expect to be as thoroughly entertained as I was for the entire duration of this film. Jupiter Ascending isn't an example of some of the conceptually deep sci-fi we have loved over the past few years, but it is a lot of the low-explanation sci-fi fun that genre fans can enjoy.

  • Sicario

    Sicario

    ★★★★

    A gripping ride coupled with some unforgettable cinematography. I just wish the tension built in this film would survive a re-watch, but I suspect knowing what we know now kills the journey. We could only unravel Kate Mercer's journey one time to full effectiveness.