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  • Personal Shopper

    Personal Shopper


    A post-modern ghost story that's both chilling and poignant.

    We're all searching for human connection and spriitual bonds of the universe. And the movie knows that even when those answers are given they're opaque. 

    Kristen Stewart is absolutely commanding here.

  • The Cobbler

    The Cobbler


    I don't understand how this movie got made. Offensive, abnoxious and just plain awful. Defenitly Sandler's worst movie ever!

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  • Beasts of No Nation

    Beasts of No Nation


    One of those movies where the direction is better than the writing. Cary Fukunaga is an immense talent!

    Film is more about indoctrination and leadership, never sufficiently addresses the madness of war. However, a gruesomely wonderful scene in the middle of the film displays some of that madness.

    There was a lot of the film that I enjoyed but Beasts was never able to leave a lasting impression on me. There is a disconnect in following an imaginary war, even…

  • Big Hero 6

    Big Hero 6


    Neo San Fransokyo is about to explode with hugs! Cute, vibrant and fun!

    A Marvel movie to the core(finale has portals and things falling on buildings), with Disney cliches (dead relatives, the death fake out, etc).

    I really dug the culture clash, wish they focused more on the remaining members of the group.

    Obviously Baymax was adorable and great. The film's highlight, really. A drunken marshmallow who will sell so much plush that I can already hear the cash registers…