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  • Free Fire

    Free Fire

    Best of My 2017 | A24 Films Ranked

    I knew exactly what Free Fire was going to be: a chamber piece with a bunch of shooting. What I didn't know was how Ben Wheatley could pull that off over 90 minutes. How long can a bunch of people possibly shoot at each other without running out of ammo and/or killing everyone too soon? Better yet, how would Wheatley keep the audience engrossed for 90 minutes with not much going on…

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

    I really like the rebooted Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise. There's the right amount of sadism for my liking.

    And for anyone wondering, each of them shits all over the original--that film is terrible.

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  • Seven Psychopaths

    Seven Psychopaths


    I was so taken aback by Martin McDonagh's first feature film, In Bruges. I did not think it would be that great or that funny, but somehow Martin blended perfect amounts of comedy, action, and drama together to make one kickass film. Thus, when I heard his sophomore effort was coming out I knew that I had to see it. Plus, not only does Colin Farrell return but Sam-Fucking-Rockwell is in it, and he is one hell of an actor.…

  • Gravity



    Whoa. That was the best thriller I've seen in a long time. I can't even remember a film that "had me thrilled" more than this one; I was literally clenched for 90%+ of this film.

    Unfortunately, when I arrived to the theater someone was in the seat that I had bought for myself so I just snagged another. But then, of course, the rightful owner of that seat came. By this point, George Clooney was regaling the audience with his…