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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★

    An improvement on the previous chapter, especially under the visuals compartment, but still something that doesn't work for me:

    - Way too long battle sequences that ruin the tension instead of conveying it. I totally get the finesse of the CG, but endless fights not very much different from one another are plain boring.

    - Rey develops into a good character eventually, but I still think Finn is barely interesting, and the same could be said for Poe. Who are…

  • Revenge

    Revenge

    ★★★½

    Surprisingly better than I remembered, although it still remains far from my Scott's favourites.

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★½

    Even worse than what I was expecting.

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    Let's see if can add something to that quick, angry comment of last night:

    - I wasn't able to find any depth in the new characters. Only Rey is a little more interesting than the others, and I do hope she gets most of the scenes in the The Last Jedi. This is Star Wars in Disney hands, and Disney does what it has been doing with animation for too long: everybody…

  • Blackhat

    Blackhat

    ★★★★★

    [director's cut]

    I know I am probably in the minority bunch here, but is it such a crime to prefer the theatrical take? The DC gives coherence and cohesion to the overall film, but a huge part of my love for Blackhat is exactly the lack of hooks and side notes. Feeling lost in the digital age, among ghosts of identities and relationships is something the theatrical cut conveys so well.

    The DC builds up the tension in a different…