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  • Four Weddings and a Funeral

    Four Weddings and a Funeral

    ★★★

    Ridiculous and unbelievable (as all chick-flicks are). We have hardly any reason to cheer for them to get together. That funeral poem though, wow.

  • Animal House

    Animal House

    ★★★½

    Lewd & juvenile Animal House is simultaneously all the best and worst things about college. It's doubtful a film like this would get produced today. However, it's lore and surprising relevance ring true on college campuses to this day.

    RIP John Belushi

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  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    ★★★

    It's not that Dead Men Tell No Tales is a bad film, it's just that it has no original content. Most of the film feels like a rehash of the original, with a new Orlando Bloom and Kiera Knightly. The plot is essentially the same: a curse needs to be broken, familial ties are involved in solving this curse, and Jack Sparrow is particularly infamous and yet simultaneously unknown to many of the characters.

    Quite frankly, the charm has run…

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★★★

    "The nun's taught us there were two ways through life, the way of nature and the way of grace". Tree of Life explores existence. It explores life spirituality, and meaning. It' doesn't boast any explanations, but rather ideas to ponder and wrestle with. Malick attempts to capture the beauty and darkness of the world. He does so in one of the most beautifully visually appealing films ever. If you can spend 2 hours pondering life and existence, then this film is a must see. If you're just here to be entertained stay away. Watching this movie is a religious experience.