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  • Logan Lucky

    Logan Lucky

    ★★½

    Soderbergh should have stayed retired. This was terrible.

    Almost turned it off after 5-10 minutes. Almost turned it off after an hour when I realized there was still another hour to go. Almost and should have turned it off after that really awful game of thrones bit.

    The wrap up ending was an especially horrendous close to an already lame movie. There was *one* laugh in the film, but I can't even remember what it was

  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

    Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

    ★★★

    Very interesting story, and an important one, but this documentary doesn't do it justice. I was surprised to remember, after I finished watching, that this was directed by Steve James. It felt like the work of a newer or less talented filmmaker, a rather bland end result. But I wasn't that impressed with the only other James doc I've seen, The Interrupters. That was another story of incredible people whose essence was not captured by the film.

    Abacus tells the…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    Let's be real, this is more a work of art than anything some old French or Italian dude painted a bunch of years ago. You don't have to watch any other movie to know that this is the best Sci-Fi movie ever made. One of the best movies, period. Amazing shot after amazing shot, through the entire film. It only takes you about five minutes into the movie to realize you are watching something truly amazing, and Kubrick doesn't disappoint.…

  • Tyrannosaur

    Tyrannosaur

    ★★★★

    This is a very powerful movie, led by a strong lead performance by Peter Mullan. He stars as Joseph, a rageful and violent man who is starting to see his own flaws but can't seem to change. He meets a woman, Hannah, and the movie documents a transitioning time in both their lives.

    I kind of put off watching this; these intense emotionally painful movies are not what I'm usually in the mood to watch, but this wasn't as hard…