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  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You

    ★★★

    Sorry to Bother You is one of the few movies being made today that will be able to surprise you. It’s flawed, confident and outrageous. Directed by rapper Boots Riley, it’s been workshopped for almost a decade and has finally roared its way to the big screen. The film follows Cassius (Lakeith Stanfield) after he gets a new job as a telemarketer. He is encouraged by a coworker (Danny Glover) to use his “white voice” (delightfully dubbed by the absolute…

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service

    ★★★★

    Matthew Vaughn is a stylish director and matched with his writing partner, Jane Goldman, they are almost unstoppable. Together they revitalized the X-Men Franchise with the jazzy prequel X-Men: First Class, dazzled with Stardust--one of the most underrated fantasy adaptations in recent memory--and provided fanboy galore with the vulgar and violent Kick-ass.

    Kingsman seems to be a great summation of their previous work together. It’s stylish but also heartfelt. At its center is Eggsy (Taaron Eggerton) a lower-class, somewhat criminal…

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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I don’t understand why some people are not concerned.

    The above quote from Bill Gates was used in a trailer for the film. As the film unfolded, my mind brought back that Gates quote over and over and over. The film ends, at least for me, with that question and explains its importance. Because this film is so important let’s get the “filmy” stuff out of the way.

    Alex Garland made this film for 11 million euros which is roughly…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    I haven't seen the other Mad Max films. I'm also not a huge action movie person. With that in mind, this movie completely blew my mind. I knew it would. I saw the trailer in the theatres months ago and almost cried I was so excited. Even then you could see this film was special and Miller's vision was on a scale unlike many working today.

    I ended up seeing it in 3D which I wasn't necessarily looking to do.…