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  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

    ★★

    Fun concept, but the story broke the 4th wall a bit too much for me, not much "replay" value... I think the filmmakers need to, ahem, try again. In some parallel universe it must be amazing, but not this one.

  • Summer of 84

    Summer of 84

    ★½

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

    A bit generic, the characters feel a bit flat, their attitudes a bit forced. And then what an awful ending! The serial killer kills a side character and gets away?! Gee, thanks. I'm glad I could sit through that cheesy predictable plot to be rewarded with death and tragedy. Thanks, real nice.

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  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

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

    While the suspenseful moments were decent, the film ultimately did not work for me at all.

    Firstly, the premise left a lot of questions. I imagine it was trying to be artsy by leaving out any explanations of where these super-eared monsters came from and how the family copes with simple everyday tasks that make noise, like flushing the toilet or sneezing, but it comes across as the writers just being lazy. Also, where do they get food, electricity, clothes,…

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ½

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

    Ugh, I hated this movie. Some very interesting ideas, but it was too slow and ultimately went absolutely nowhere. One thing I don't understand is: Why are they all freaked out when the aliens use the word "weapon"? How the heck did they learn that word if it wasn't used before?

    My biggest reason for loathing this film, however, is its ending. It's one of those stupid saved-by-self-from-the-future deus ex machina endings. Aside from not making any real sense as…