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  • Burn After Reading

    Burn After Reading

    ★★½

    Definitely not as good as I remembered it. Brad Pitt was though. Malkovich does his yelling thing. Frances McDormand's aggressive positivity is incredible. That's about it.

  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★½

    Next to Inglorious Basterds is Tarantino's best looking film. The isolation of the space and the camera work/framing used to make it feel that much larger shows Tarantino is much more than the dialogue he's famous for. Not as riveting a mystery as I would have liked but the construction and style in which it was told made it's long running time unnoticeable.

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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.…