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  • Ip Man 2

    Ip Man 2

    ★★★½

    Basically a remake of Rocky IV just without a montage of Donnie Yen running up a mountain.

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    ★★★

    The Pirates of the Caribbean movies are a bit of a mixed bag. The first film is a wildly entertaining romp but unfortunately, with each consecutive sequel, the quality decreases. Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow starts the franchise as a fascinating, eccentric and highly unpredictable character but by the fourth film, Depp’s performance is more irritating than entertaining (although that might have something to do with chronic Depp-fatigue).

    Thankfully, the fifth film takes a step back in the right direction. Pirates…

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  • Twister

    Twister

    ★★★½

    Watched in 4D - I turned on the electric fan on the highest setting. Intense!

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★★

    I can’t remember how old I was when I was first introduced to Star Wars; my stepdad taped it off the Sci-Fi Channel sometime in the early 90’s and encouraged me to watch it. I think I was too young to fully appreciate it at first but it was after seeing The Empire Strikes Back another year later that I truly began to adore the franchise. I didn’t see Return of the Jedi for some years later so I spent…