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  • Assassination Nation

    Assassination Nation

    ★★½

    This is if Death Proof and The Purge had a baby and then that baby took acid. Yes, this movie is about as unfocused as that sounds.

    It has roughly five different themes that it never fully focuses on. There is obviously style, but that doesn't matter if you don't care about what's happening on screen. It's also waaayyy too long. Nothing really happens the first half of this movie and by that point you're almost checked out even when the killing starts.

    This is a prime example of style over substance.

  • Juliet, Naked

    Juliet, Naked

    ★★★½

    This is chill and charming, sweet and simple. Not much more to say besides that.

    Alright, maybe there is a little more to say. What I liked about Juliet, Naked was the main characters struggled internally, rather than externally. In a romantic comedy, normally the two lovebirds have a big fight at the end of the second act and make up by the end. This film is more character driven then that, especially surrounding Tucker Crowe (Ethan Hawke) and dramatic…

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  • The Red Pill

    The Red Pill

    ★★★★

    A great primer on the Men's Rights movement and the problems facing men today. The structure of the documentary doesn't feel 100% cohesive, but the content within is emotional, factual, and terrifying.

  • Hot Fuzz

    Hot Fuzz

    ★★★★½

    Hot Fuzz is the rare film that tries to be everything and succeeds. It's a balls-to-the-wall action film, an emotional drama, a hilarious comedy with even a little horror thrown in, all fueled by the always amazing chemistry between Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.