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  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    ★★

    "Ultimately, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is an exercise in the familiar. We’ve seen Jack Sparrow do so many stunts like this before and – despite the initial promise of growth or change or any kind of twist in his narrative – he remains the same scoundrel with a few moments of “heart” we’ve seen before. If done right, this could have truly been a redemption arc not just for Jack, but for Depp’s own cinematic…

  • The Fifth Element

    The Fifth Element

    ★★★

    Gorgeous sci-fi world building slightly wins out over some lesser humor and tropes. Seeing it on a big screen brought to life all the detail in every crevice. Milla Jovovich and Bruce Willis deserve some awards for making a concept this creepy behind their relationship as enjoyable as it is. Luc Besson also deserves credit for making Chris Tucker's insanity tolerable with a Prince-esque archetype. Diva scene is still an all timer.

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  • The Empire Strikes Back

    The Empire Strikes Back

    ★★★★★

    Many have claimed that The Empire Strikes Back is, in many respects, the superior film of the original Star Wars trilogy and the entire Star Wars saga as a whole (which, for the record, isn't very hard when you include those other three films in the equation). The themes are darker, the characters are fleshed out, the newer characters serve to give the universe further depth and the reveal during the climax is often cited as one of the most…

  • Short Term 12

    Short Term 12

    ★★★★★

    Not much can really be said about Short Term 12. I'll put it simply; it makes you lose all faith in humanity... and then regain it in the span of 96 minutes. Brie Larson deserves that Best Actress statue now. One of the years best, if not thee best. SEE. IT.