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  • Bad Times at the El Royale

    Bad Times at the El Royale

    ★★★★

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

    Cool, dark, and a nicely set up slow burn that works so well that it’s almost a shame it has to come to its inevitably destructive conclusion. (That’s a spoiler isn’t it? I’ll just check the box in case it is...)

    Jon Hamm all but steals this one from his co-stars.

  • Shadows and Fog

    Shadows and Fog

    ★★★½

    Not everything works in Woody Allen’s homage to the shadowy film worlds of yore, but it’s such an obvious love letter to that type of film with a great cast - some huge stars elevate even small parts to more than they could’ve been otherwise - and it also lets the director shine in the nebbish lead (not a stretch for him, but I always love him in this kind of role).

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  • What Dreams May Come

    What Dreams May Come

    ★★★★

    There is no chance I am able to write an objective review after having seen a Robin Williams film now, but who cares about objectivity at a time like this.

    Minor spoilage included, proceed at your own risk.

    I have consciously avoided What Dreams May Come since its theatrical run,but I felt like this was as good a time as any as the sad plot might prove to be something of a cathartic experience for me. The story of doctor…

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    It's probably good David Fincher made Alien 3 if only to confirm the fact that he is human after all.

    I am not quite sure what to say about Gone Girl other than pretty much acknowledging nay pledging my adulation for it right here. I want to say this isn't a perfect film, but I can't find any fault with it. From stars Ben Affleck - I never hated him, but after this i don't see why anyone still would…