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  • Alien
  • Dunkirk
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Come and See

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  • The Descent

    ★★

  • Dune

    ★★★★

  • Dune

    ★★★★

  • The Last Duel

    ★★★★

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  • The Descent

    The Descent

    ★★

    The set up is formulaic and corny, acting as an introduction to the female crew yet doing nothing to make us care about them. Fine, it’s forgivable when the movie transitions into true claustrophobic terror, showcasing a brilliant use of camera work, lighting and stunning use of location. Yet the film commits two cardinal sins that sink this from being something great: over exposure of the creatures, taking away any and all ambiguity as well as acting more of an action…

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★

    Villeneuve’s interpretation of Dune made for a unique, one of a kind blockbuster that I think plays out more like an action flick. Denis is balancing a lot here, but he fleshes out the world as a character in itself, taking the time in the first half to set up that character, and the technology, history, politics and nature of the world of Dune. What starts off as a stunning, and immersive slow burn transitions into an action packed chase…

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  • Joker

    Joker

    Literally everyone: video games don’t cause shootings

    Also literally everyone: omg, Joker is gonna cause an incel uprising and inspire degenerative mass shooters around the world!!!!1

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★★½

    It was fifteen minutes into ‘Mission Impossible: Fallout’ that I realized this long running franchise wasn’t just back for another fun adventure, but that Christopher McQuarrie had reprised his role as director with intent to leave an indelible mark on the genre, consequently delivering a cinematic cocktail— a cocktail composed of wide arrangement, making for a weaving mosaic of plotting, unpredictability, and exhilarating set pieces— that I don’t think will be topped anytime soon. It’s a cinematic high unlike anything…