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  • Lemon

    Lemon

    ★★★

    An absurdly star-studded absurdist comedy

  • Armageddon

    Armageddon

    ★½

    4.5 stars for the Bay/Bruckheimer/Willis/Affleck commentary track, from which I learned the following: the cost of various models and props, the size of various studio lots and shooting locations, the reason behind various promotional tie-ins, that Bruce Willis didn't learn much on the film, and that Michael Bay inspired Ben Affleck's eventual directorial career.

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  • Watchmen

    Watchmen

    ★★★★

    In recent memory, I cannot recall having a more complicated reaction to a movie than I did with Watchmen, the new blockbuster superhero extravaganza from director Zack Snyder. On the one hand, I thought it was pretty great to the last drop. On the other, it left me wondering why it wasn’t better. I guess that’s a logical reaction, because I felt the same way when I read the famed “graphic novel” (I hate that term) by Alan Moore & Dave…

  • Gremlins

    Gremlins

    ★½

    Not surprised to say it doesn't hold up.