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  • It Comes at Night

    It Comes at Night

    ★★★½

    Despite the misleading marketing, It Comes At Night is an incredibly tense experience. Well-shot and paced. It felt like a lot of plot points were left unclear or ambiguous though. Still much better than the director's last film, Krisha, which I found to be almost unwatchable.

  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★½

    I'm not entirely sure what the point of this movie was, other than to kill off more dumb humans in a similar fashion as previous Alien movies.

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    Wow. Holy shit. That was like Full Metal Jacket: The Musical. J.K. Simmons is electric as a hard-ass Jazz band conductor and, while I didn't like his character, Miles Teller really puts it all out there as his ambitious, young student.

  • Seven Samurai

    Seven Samurai

    ★★★½

    Despite its 207 minute running time, Seven Samurai is quite engaging throughout. It's influences on modern action movies, particularly those assembling a group of heroes, is easily recognizable. I don't quite get why this movie is considered one of the best ever made, but it's certainly worth watching.