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  • Star Trek: Generations

    Star Trek: Generations

    ★★½

    It just hit me for the first time exactly why and by how much Generation misses the mark- very nearly making it the worst Star Trek movie, in my opinion.

    It doesn't know what the fuck to do with Kirk and Picard.
    I mean, even a cursory examination of the two characters can tell you that Kirk is a hands-on problem solver, while Picard is much more of an intellectual. Generations should've found room to play to their strengths and…

  • Outlaw: Goro the Assassin

    Outlaw: Goro the Assassin

    ★★★★

    This series is consistently entertaining, and this was one of the better entries in my opinion. An easy to follow story, constructed around strong performances and visceral fight sequences is a winning combination for the latest Outlaw. For the most part, Goro the Assassin offers little the other films haven't already covered, but it's the style and confidence in which this movie revisits those themes that really sells it.

    Also the finale is simply gorgeous. The cinematography throughout is very…

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★½

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

    I really really liked this movie when I first saw it. Throughout 2016, I really really liked this movie. But, last night, my opinion of it got major complicated. I've always excused or explained its copycatting of A New Hope as a necessary move because fans were bitter about the prequels. But, fuck fans. If this is what they brought the franchise down to, fuck them.

    All three prequels were better than this movie. They at least showed us new…

  • Residue

    Residue

    ★★★★

    Whenever I watch a movie, and then critique it, I usually end up with some pretty specific ideas about what I would have done differently had I been the writer, or director, etc. I think that's just par for course when you're pointing out what a movie does wrong or right. Residue might be the first movie that I'll agree is flawed, and wholly imperfect, but... I wouldn't know what to change because I absolutely enjoyed it just the way…