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  • Roman J. Israel, Esq.

    Roman J. Israel, Esq.


    Would've been five stars if it was just two hours of Denzel eating donuts on the beach and playing in the ocean.

  • Last Flag Flying

    Last Flag Flying


    Linklater, perhaps better than any other American filmmaker, understands how to observe characters, let an audience grow with them, and reveal interesting parts of humanity by presenting them with realistic adversity. Questions are asked, answers aren't given, and people's true colors are revealed. This movie, like so many of his others, is a slow burn-- you may not be hooked five minutes in, but by the forty-five minute mark, I felt I understood these characters, their suffering, and I wanted…

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  • Passengers



    In this theater, no one could hear me scream.

  • Sucker Punch

    Sucker Punch


    In case you were wondering, this is still one the ugliest, most brainless, most unpleasant, and most fucking terrible movies made in your lifetime.