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  • Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok

    ½

    This is supposedly the best superhero movie to date. Either this goes to show that superhero movies are worthless, or humanity has just taken a sharp turn towards the apocalypse. (Not kidding).

    It seems movies like The Dark Knight Trilogy, The Rocketeer, The Winter Soldier, Iron Man and Wonder Woman have simply dropped off the face of the earth. It's as if all the sudden people have begun to accept amateur special effects as "dazzling" and "a spectacle to behold"!…

  • Love & Friendship

    Love & Friendship

    ★★★½

    Wow! Now I can appreciate what people are talking about when they say "Whit Stillman is the master of dialogue"!

    Although this is not my usual fare, (but far from a chick flick) I highly appreciate the use of the period and take on Jane Austen's early novellas (which, I can assure you, I have not read). The costume design was more than perfect and the character direction was top notch! Never before have I seen so many complicated motives…

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  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★

    Everyone hypes this up as Malick's grand opus of style, philosophy, and emotion, but it really was only driven to super popularity through several technical factors (i.e. it's competition that year in the experimental world, Malick's sudden return to filmmaking after his SECOND hiatus, and of course probably the greatest trailer of all time are just a few). Unfortunately this film doesn't live up to the brilliance of it's trailer, or its 20 minute creation sequence which is an act…

  • What Happened to Monday

    What Happened to Monday

    ★★★½

    Probably the best Netflix Original movie yet. A superb story crafted with some real imagination, with excitement and intrigue to the max.

    The story is about a family of 7 identical siblings who have to try and survive in a world where only 1 child is allowed per family, according to the Child Allocation Act.

    Their grandfather trains them to be the same person, and each of them become that person for the day of the week they are named.…