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  • Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast

    ★★★

    I've never seen the original, and to be honest I thought this would be absolutely terrible. But.... it was ok?

  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★

    Three stars, and Fassbender earned a good chunk of 'em. It's an enjoyable film, looks great, but ultimately I prefer the tension that comes from not seeing the aliens so much.

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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).