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  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    They are showing all the Star Wars films on TV here to pump the release of Solo, and boy is this every bit as bad as I remember.

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    After recently watching the rather average (in my opinion) Civil War I was a little skeptical going into this, but I have to say I was pleasantly surprised at how well it held together — especially given the insane number of characters involved. Despite how many there were it never really felt forced when each was introduced to the story, and I liked the way they still felt in keeping with the style and vibe of their individual films. It…

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  • Drive

    Drive

    ★★★★★

    A beautifully crafted film, with consideration in every shot and a kick-ass soundtrack. Winding Refn certainly earned his Best Director award at Cannes this year, helped greatly by the outstanding performances of Gosling and Mulligan. I'll definitely need to see this again, and while I'm not much a fan of ultra-violence I couldn't imagine it working any other way in this film.

  • Inception

    Inception

    ★★★★½

    BWWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMP!

    So epic it hurts. I'm willing to gloss over the few plot questions it leaves and just be enveloped by the killer combo of Nolan & Zimmer (whose soundtrack, incidentally, makes *everything* feel epic if you put it on loud enough).