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  • Top Hat

    Top Hat

    I'm in over my head. What am I supposed to do with this movie? I would never watch something like this unless pushed to, which was good for me, there were pleasures to be had. As simple as the plot is there are some fun gags and some amazing comedic timing between Horace and Bates, the only on-screen duo I cared much for. The totally-not-gay fashion designer was great too.

    But, everytime they strain to justify a song and dance…

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★½

    Vindication! I swore off Cineplex but then bought back in after that drive-in experience. What a difference a big screen makes.

    I still can't call this the 'best' M:I film after the stellar last two entries but its still top-notch action, the type of film that sets the bar so high it seems like no one else is even bothering to compete. What's holding it back is the plot which feels more A to B to C than the last…

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  • Eraserhead

    Eraserhead

    Assigning a star rating to this movie would be like grading a Salvador Dali piece with a star rating. It's utterly absurd and simplifies the work to the point of insult. Eraserhead has more in common with a Dali painting than another film at your multiplex, it's a piece of art, not entertainment. I would be more comfortable sitting and watching this in a gallery than a theatre with twelve-dollar popcorn combos.

    People constantly wonder what this or that means,…

  • Indie Game: The Movie

    Indie Game: The Movie

    ★★★★½

    Maybe the best argument against game piracy I've ever seen, Indie Game: The Movie depicts three different independent game developers (all of which are either 1 or 2 people) at various stages of the creative process. One (Jonathan Blow who created 'Braid') after completion and release reflecting on the experience; another (Team Meat, creators of 'Super Meat Boy') at the final stretch as their game preps for release after a long development; and finally Phil Fish, creator of Fez, in…