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  • Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa

    Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa


    Honestly, I have no idea how I could properly review this movie without spoiling huge elements of the series. With that in mind, I'll say "wait for the video review coming to YouTube" and give it a 3 1/2 stars.

    Overall I really enjoyed it, I loved the direction they went with it and thought it was really creative, but the climax of the film is waaaay too short and the ending was definitely not expected. That's sort of good,…

  • Date Night

    Date Night


    Not my first choice for a movie to watch, but legitimately entertaining and funny. I've always been a fan of Steve Carell's comedy, and Tina Fey is hilarious as well. It's about what you'd expect, I think.

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  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange


    Jesus... where do I even begin?

    I'll start by saying this is only the second Kubrick film I've ever seen (the first being 2001 back in 2008). Obviously this is a far cry from the radical space adventure (which I plan to revisit soon), in a very different, very disturbing direction. The original film was actually rated X due to the immense amounts of violence and sex, but has since been reclassified as R. That alone can probably give you…

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina


    It's hard to talk about this film without spoiling things, so here's some more general thoughts:

    I was on the edge of my seat the whole time, always waiting on the next clue to figure things out. Just when you have things bolted down, the film throws you another surprise that makes you re-think where you stand.

    The film also manages to do so much with so little: there are very, very few locations in the movie, and only a…