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  • Thor: The Dark World

    Thor: The Dark World

    ★★★

    Better than Thor.

  • Thor

    Thor

    ★★½

    First time viewing. Trying to catch up on MCU flicks in order to see RAGNAROK, which is supposedly fun. Nearly there - next is DARK WORLD, then T3. Can't say I'm particularly stoked based on the quality of this film but it had its moments. A couple great jokes.

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  • Ramblin' Freak

    Ramblin' Freak

    ★★★★½

    SXSW Film Review for the Austin Chronicle:
    www.austinchronicle.com/daily/sxsw/2017-03-14/sxsw-film-review-ramblin-freak/

    This one sneaks up on you like you'd never know. Pretty special. Late Akerman influence is heavy. The kid making the film could be amazing.

  • Song to Song

    Song to Song

    ★★★½

    Fractured and not altogether put back together again at any point, this remains an indescribably beautiful movie even for Malick, which neon lights and swelling music defining a more modern approach from this often distant filmmaker. Do not trust reviews that tell you the narrative is incohesive or incomprehensible: neither are true. Rather, it does not adhere to a traditional 3-act or 5-act structure, and that's fine; perhaps it is not as classically refined as THE TREE OF LIFE or…