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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★½

    This was the true The Predator.

  • Venom

    Venom

    ★★★

    What a jumbled mess of a film. Interesting and enjoyable, but dumb.

  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★★½

    This was kind of a mess. It only proved what a perfect film Predator was.

  • Star Wars

    Star Wars

    ★★★★★

    Got to show this to my nephews. They loved it on their first watch. 

    I loved this on my 200th watch (maybe 200, I’m not sure I lost count years ago.)

  • Speed Racer

    Speed Racer

    ★★★★½

    Watched this with my nephews. It really is a little long, but all the setups that drag a little too long do payoff greatly in the end. And the payoffs are STUPENDOUS. I do love this film.

  • Jane Fonda in Five Acts

    Jane Fonda in Five Acts

    ★★★★★

    Came in a little late, and was instantly riveted.

    She admits she did some things wrong, but in the end, she was on the right side of history. I applaud her for that.

    Describing that scene with Henry in On Golden Pond (one of my favorite films as a teenager) and that brief connection had me in tears. There was already so much truth in that film itself, and I had known a little about the family drama behind the scenes, but to hear some of the hidden truth directly from Jane was both heartbreaking and uplifting.

    A spectacular woman, and a great documentary.

  • November Criminals

    November Criminals

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

    I have never seen a film where the solution to the murder-mystery is provided to the investigator solely by dialogue from characters involved in it. And to wrap that up, everyone involved in the murder plot is apprehended off screen!!

    What a dud.

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★★

    Not knowing anything about this film, going in completely blind, and this film KICKED MY ASS.

    Please, please, please continue to bring horror like this to our movie screens! A haunting and truly scary film with a spectacularly crazy plot and story that keeps you on edge the entire time.

    I missed this in the theater, and that may have been good for me. Being a family man of an older son and younger daughter, THAT SCENE (you know which…

  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★★

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

    This is my favorite Scorsese film.

    After watching Goodfellas again for the hundredth time or so, I've come to the conclusion that The Fate of Morrie is my ultimate haunting scene.

    Most violence seen in action and horror films can be fun, exhilarating, inventive, and scary. Some scenes in film history are very haunting. Some scenes though can stick with and haunt you for days, years, or even for the rest of your life. Morrie's death is that #1 scene…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    I dare not attempt to review this perfect film for fear my words could never do it the justice it so rightfully deserves.

  • Hard Boiled

    Hard Boiled

    ★★★★★

    THE Greatest action film ever made.

  • Upgrade

    Upgrade

    ★★★★★

    This was the most fun I've had watching a film since Edge of Tomorrow. Once the hook hits, I was literally smiling and shouting as the story developed. If you haven't seen this yet, watch it ASAP.

    I was able to go into this with almost zero knowledge and the good reviews egging me on. I would suggest anyone else who hasn't seen this yet do the same. And do it ASAP.

    I don't even want to say which of…