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  • Logan Lucky

    Logan Lucky

    ★★★★

    An elaborate heist, refreshingly witty dialogue, and most of all the subtle quick jokes executed effortlessly made Logan Lucky a great movie to watch. It knew when to get serious and when to be hilarious. When to drop the jokes hurriedly and when to make a long loud bit.

    Look, I am sure this isn't quite a 4 star movie, but I had a great time watching it and you probably will too.

  • It

    It

    ★★★★½

    "You punched me, made me walk through shitty water, dragged me through a crackhouse....and now I'm gonna have to kill this fucking clown."

    I am writing this review the next morning after watching It, because the last thing I wanted to do last night was think about those freaking balloons again. It isn't only horrifying because of the demonic shapeshifting clown, it also deals with fear itself and how it manifests for different people. Fear of standing out, of loss,…

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  • Up

    Up

    ★★★★★

    The film with that montage you watch on youtube at 2am and cry with.

    I don't know what to say, it's a pixar. It's a beautiful movie with pretty animation, amazing visuals, a great soundtrack, and it conveys a beautiful message of letting things go and accepting life. It mixes this Miyazaki-esque sense of wonder into a grounded plot about love and moving on. It's funny and emotional, what else could you ask for?

  • The Shallows

    The Shallows

    ★★★½

    Simple and straight to the point.

    In an unnamed beach in Mexico, medically-trained, bird-taming Blake Lively goes to toe to fin with a great white. The Shallows is less than 90 minutes long, and in that very short run time we get well-executed and beautifully-shot action sequences that work well despite the complete lack of a background story or any characterization, which resulted in the audience rooting less for the protagonist, at least that's what I did. Jaume Collet-Serrra focused…