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  • Rakka

    Rakka

    Aside from the creatures themselves (which looked excellent) I thought all of the other CGI was atrocious--something like what I might come up with with $200 and a laptop. But it is a low budget short film after all so I'm not sure what I was expecting; I guess with Neil Blomkamp's name attached to it I thought Rakka would be more professional than the typically amateur short films found online.

    The plot is throwaway and really so is everything else. It's interesting enough for a 20 minute jaunt, and those aliens do look pretty cool.

  • Agent 327: Operation Barbershop

    Agent 327: Operation Barbershop

    That was awesome and ended far too quickly. Thankfully this is only a teaser with plans for a full length film in the future; I hope that comes to fruition.

    Great animation and cool, quirky spy story.


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  • Seven Psychopaths

    Seven Psychopaths

    ★★★★½

    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

    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…