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  • The Red Turtle

    The Red Turtle

    ★★★★½

    A film of true poetic beauty full of love, life, and the purest form of humanity with not a word spoken. Laurent Perez Del Mar's score is a vital piece to this craftsman's puzzle as it punctuates the film with a soothing intimacy that is key to the narratives power to evoke emotion. Coming from Studio Ghibli there is no surprise that animation is highly rendered, but it has a style unique studio's and more aligns with a traditional European…

  • Batman and Harley Quinn

    Batman and Harley Quinn

    ★★½

    Well this was an oddity of a film. A mashing of the art style of the 90's animated series with a modern interpretation of the 60's TV series. But the issue is the humor is lacking in cleverness. Instead, you get low brow humor including fart jokes and one of the most random musical numbers in movie history. I appreciate DC animated films that are more than animated adaptions of classic stories, but something like Gods and Monsters is much better than this offering.

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  • X-Men: First Class

    X-Men: First Class

    ★★★★★

    After watching the Avengers sat down to watch this again. Still feel this is rather under rated

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★½

    A dressed up B movie with the right pinch of social satire. Not in Fincher’s top echelon but good.