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  • Things Heard & Seen

    Things Heard & Seen


    I do kinda want to read that Swedenborg book now...

  • Wish I Was Here

    Wish I Was Here


    These sort of comedy-tragedies are usually hit or miss for me, and this one was more of a miss. A lot of the humor was just not my style, such as kids cursing and being crass because of their role models... haha? Most of the more "serious" dialog didn't work for me either, felt too obviously scripted. "I know you don't believe in God, but maybe you can believe in family..." What? The main character getting all Walter Mitty daydreamy…

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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


    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…