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  • The Unholy Three

    The Unholy Three

    ★★★½

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

    One of the things I love about the 1920s is that genres aren't what we understand them to be now. Now, if you have a crime film/drama yes, you may get a love storyline, but I can't imagine a film where a crook played by DeNiro, say, turns state's evidence because his girl is in love with the patsy he selected (Dustin Hoffman?) and she convinces him she'll stay with DeNiro and love him if he confesses. Only then he…

  • The Endless

    The Endless

    ★★★

    Some good ideas but a mix of (I think) not enjoying the leads or some of the more indy/Kevin Smith-y "real conversations" and finding the brother's relationship off-putting made it hard for me to really get into this. It's definitely got some mysterious moments and some resolution but I think the positive word of mouth made me have higher expectations than it could support.

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  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer

    ★★★★

    Very well made, fun piece of sci-fi with just enough of a message about class to make it qualify as actual sci-fi rather than just an action movie set in the future. The eclectic cast (all on the money) ads to the charm and helps smooth over some occasionally dodgy effects. Wish more "blockbuster spectaculars" had this much personality and effort behind them. Chris Evans continues to show that he really needs to be in more good roles than just playing Captain America.

  • The Getaway

    The Getaway

    ★★★★

    Just my second time watching this, this time on the big screen (though it was "digital" not a print, so not as good as it should have been). The Peckinpah action scenes are amazing in that setting, and the score by Quincy Jones is quite good, and a little out of the ordinary for both the director and genre. A great cast of character actors is backing McQueen and McGraw, but it's McGraw (and her poorly written character-I blame Walter…