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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Black & Chrome edition

  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond

    ★★

    I'm not angry. I'm just disappointed.

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    ★★★★½

    Rogue Cut

  • Eastern Promises

    Eastern Promises

    ★★★★½

    "I need three actors to play Russians. Get me a Frenchman, a German and a Danish-American!" (Cronenberg in 2006, apparently.)

  • Poltergeist

    Poltergeist

    ★★★★

    Well, that'll certainly make me see "Ghostbusters" with different eyes.

  • One Day

    One Day

    ★★★

    I've seen readings of the alphabet that were less predictable. (Don't know how not to enjoy Anne Hathaway, though.)

  • Cloverfield

    Cloverfield

    ★★★★½

    (One star added for Michael Giacchino's "Roar!" (Cloverfield Overture).

  • Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet

    Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet

    (Just Werner Herzog's segment, "Ten Thousand Years Older.")

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★

    There's really only one thing about The Force Awakens that kinda disappointed me. It's not anything that makes me not like the film - I loved it! - just something that I had hoped it would do, but that it didn't.

    When I saw Dawn of the Planet of the Apes last year, I was really impressed by the motion-capture and CGI work in it. They were at a level of sophistication that I had not seen before, and the…

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★

    "Droid, please."

  • Margaret

    Margaret

    ★★★★★

    Extended cut.

  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs

    ★★★½

    Danny Boyle, master manipulator, exceeds in arranging images and sounds in such a way as to evoke an emotional response, whether or not there's actually any there there.

    (Also: all the awards for when Fassbender calls Woz "little buddy" that one time.)