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  • Nomads

    Nomads

    ★★

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

    Jeezus, does every director's first feature film have to be pretentious???

    What's it all mean? I might as well give it a shot. I'm guessing it's a little autobiographical. A pretentious French artist..I mean, anthropologist lives a nomadic life due to his profession. When he finally settles down to make a home with his wife, his restlessness manifests into him being haunted by the spirits of modern and ancient nomads up until he becomes one of them himself. What does…

  • Invasion U.S.A.

    Invasion U.S.A.

    ★½

    Why does America need Homeland Security? Clearly, Chuck Norris is all we need. Trump needs to fix this now!

    Listen, I enjoy mindless R-rated action b-movies made for 12 year olds, but this particular one is borderline offensive. Written by Chuck himself and he infuses his wacky politics. Worst of all, he tries to act like Steve McQueen with a mullet. I much prefer Michael Dudikoff as Matt Hunter in Avenging Force. Richard Lynch is really the savior of this…

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★

    If you ever wanted to see David Fincher direct a Lifetime Network murder-mystery, this is it. Perfectly cast, including Ben Affleck and Tyler Perry, surprisingly. Of course, the female cast was impeccable with Rosamund Pike, Carrie Coon and Kim Dickens. But, I found the male casting particularly interesting. Fincher selected male actors that have real life public personas that are or have been "unlikeable" like Affleck and Perry. He also chose male supporting actors that usually play sensitive and emasculated…

  • Looper

    Looper

    ★★★★★

    Looper is the perfect example of creating an original film that was inspired by a classic one. James Cameron's The Terminator has better action. Rian Johnson's Looper has better drama. It's ironic that Emily Blunt's character is named Sarah, very much like Sarah Connor.

    Like the original Terminator, this was a low budget sci-fi film. Yet, the production design, photography and editing are top notch. The performances were fantastic, especially the young Pierce Gagnon. If I have one nitpick, it's…