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  • Cash Truck

    Cash Truck

    ★★★

    A decent thriller hiding under a drama. It's a slow burn for most of its runtime but delivers on a grand finale. The tone is a little weird on occasion but that prevents the story from becoming too morose.

  • Leviathan

    Leviathan

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    That early sequence with DeJesus's pressure suit fritzing was anemic and pointless. It wasn't even needed to set up the Parrish's cheap prank on Williams.

    What was even going on between Williams and Parrish? At first, I thought they were establishing some sort of rowdy relationship between the two but no, Parrish was just a sexist big and asshole all along.

    And poor Jones. Just when you think the black guy will make it in an 80's horror movie, they…

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  • Tom Clancy's Without Remorse

    Tom Clancy's Without Remorse

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Regarding the mid-credits scene that teases Rainbow Six as the sequel, I think it would have been more satisfying (and less of a fan service) to center Without Remorse's around the possibility that a multinational counter-terrorism unit could have saved Pam.

    As for Thomas Clay, the Secretary of Defense, you have him masquerading as an ally and reveal in a sequel that he's been orchestrating a new cold war with Rainbow being both (or either) a boon and a bane to his plans.

  • The Cotton Club

    The Cotton Club

    ★★★½

    I watched the Encore cut.

    I really enjoyed the gangster/musical mash-up. The whole cast is fantastic and entertaining—especially Gregory Hines and excluding Richard Gere (except for his cornet playing) who sounds as flat as Harrison Ford's narration in the theatrical cut of Blade Runner (1982).

    I think I may have seen the theatrical cut at some point in the past but it might have been a different movie about a Cotton Club type of place…