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  • The Imitation Game

    The Imitation Game

    ★★★½

    Well this was Oscar bait wasn't it? Lets see, a gay man saves the world and ends WWII. This same man is borderline autistic (at least socially) and has to overcome these challenges. As Robert Downey Jr. eloquently puts it in Tropic Thunder great actors know to: "Never Go Full Retard" when working towards an Oscar. The Imitation Game is a prime example of this.

    Now don't get me wrong, this isn't a bad film. Benedict Cumerbatch is excellent (although…

  • London Has Fallen

    London Has Fallen

    What a film like White House Down does well, London Has Fallen does poorly. Primarily, it's just confusing; I legitimately have no idea what happened. The dialogue makes no sense and neither does the endless character development. Even the action scenes are hard to follow because the director cuts at the most inopportune moments.

    London Has Fallen is not fun. It is not successful in its attempt at camp appeal. It is just pure, fall flat on your face, BAD.

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  • Ghost in the Shell

    Ghost in the Shell

    ★★★½

    Ghost In The Shell's strengths are its visuals and acting. I felt an emotional tug as well, as Scar Jo's character asked where do I belong? (A question crucial to our humanity) However, it is no secret that the script and direction are seriously lacking. As are the fight scenes. Simply from a psychological aspect Ghost In The Shell is interesting; otherwise avoid it.

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★½

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

    mother! is a sadistic Christian film. 

    It's disturbing throughout, but it's also brilliantly littered with metaphor (of God, of nature, and of creation) and shrouded in tense horrific mystery. I wouldn't say that I enjoyed the film, but I can't deny it's brilliance; however bad its theology may be.