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  • Goodnight Mommy

    Goodnight Mommy

    ★★★½

    If I didn’t know this movie had a twist, I might not have guessed it, but I did know, so I guessed it easily. I’m trying not to base my overall opinion on something so unfair, but it’s hard not to. 

    I’ll enjoyed this one. It’s extremely twisted, and it’s also quite sad, but my biggest complaint is that it just isn’t scary. Besides the first few scenes of the bandaged mother, I just didn’t feel much suspense throughout this…

  • The Invitation

    The Invitation

    ★½

    I hated every character, the writing was laughable, the acting was pathetic (with the him exception of John Carroll Lynch, I guess), and there was really no substance to the plot whatsoever. 

    I’m not really a horror buff, but I’m trying to explore the genre and I noticed that this movie came highly recommended and was well-received. My question is, is this what counts as a good modern horror movie? Okay, maybe it was more of a thriller, but my…

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  • Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

    Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

    ★½

    Aptly named.

  • X-Men

    X-Men

    ★★★★

    Rewatched this today with low expectations and it honestly holds up pretty well. Sure, there are some cheesy late 90s/early 2000s moments here, but overall it's a lot less ridiculous than it could have been.

     It's amazing to note the contrast between this film, the start of the X-Men universe, and Logan, which may be the end of it. There were a few rocky patches, but overall, the evolution has been great.