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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


    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…