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  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★

    Interesting. The film isn't as insightful as I thought it would be, Amy Adams' performance was much overhyped, and no, the soundtrack didn't deserve an Oscar nom so stop saying that it did. For once the Academy was right.

    The film's timeline is interesting, and used in a neat little mystery, ticking-time-bomb scenario. All things we've seen. The first-contact premise has literally been 50% of Steven Spielberg's filmography, which is huge, so that genre is already a little over-spread. I guess Dennis was just practicing for "Blade Runner: 2049", which I hope to God is better than this.

  • To the Wonder

    To the Wonder

    ★★★★★

    By far the most beautiful film I have ever seen. Visually and spiritually.
    Malick is a master of portraying the human existence, spirit, and understanding far better than any film I've seen with just the quick cut of a shot, the angle towards the sun, a quick look of a character (the few that there are). There is barely dialogue, and the words that are there are half mumbled, that seem to be mocking the existence of life. The narration,…

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  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    ★★★★★

    Seeing this masterpiece on the big screen was a truly extraordinary experience. I have never felt so moved, so excited by a piece of art like this movie. Steven Spielberg's unrelenting vision, uncompromising storytelling and literally insane sense of scale in ordinary life, all come to make one of the most intelligent summer blockbusters ever made.

    The music is classic, like Spielberg says in the 40th Anniversary special features (which played on the big screen before the showing), he was…

  • Logan Lucky

    Logan Lucky

    ★★★★

    Boy, am I happy Steven Soderbergh came out of retirement.

    Another really good heist movie from the master, that has none of the sleekness or style of the Ocean's Trilogy yet still keeps some of the basic formula. A hilariously directed, acted and written film. Go see it right now.