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  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    ★★★★½

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

    The main complaint I'm seeing about this is:

    'Yeah but Dixon is a racist and a violent childish douchebag. Why is Mcdonagh trying to get us to root for him??? 0/10!!!!'.

    Uhhhh

    He doesn't?

    In fact, Mcdonagh does a wonderful job of letting you make your own mind up about that character. In my opinion, Dixon tries to redeem himself but ultimately fails at it and will very likely fuck up the entire plan set in motion at the very…

  • Gerald's Game

    Gerald's Game

    ★★★★½

    Completely overlooked this one.

    Fantastic, fantastic, fantastic.

    Mike Flanagan is further proving himself to one of the best horror directors working today.

    Gugino's absolute career defining performance is probably the main thing that made the film so fantastic, as well as many other aspects that I won't necessarily get into.

    Also, I just read up that a lot of people think the ending doesn't work and is straight up bad.

    Huh?

    I thought it was incredibly cathartic and well done…

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  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad

    31 Day Movie Challenge | August 2016

    4. A 2016 film: Suicide Squad

    I'll start with a quick anecdote. When I was 5 months old, I had my pinky on my left hand severed off in some double doors. Luckily the doctors got in back on in time to help it work again. As young as I was, I remember brief flashes of severe amounts of blood pouring out of my finger and me crying.

    This was a more enjoyable…

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    ★★★★½

    Scavenger Hunt 15 – June 2016

    Film #4

    Task # 8: A film recommended to you by one of your friends: Guardians of the Galaxy

    Okay, so I'm not a fan of superhero movies at all, even if I enjoy them when I get the opportunity to watch them, I certainly don't seek them out avidly. Although I do read comics and love all of them, the superhero genre has always seemed like a shameless cash grab to me, maybe…