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  • It Comes at Night

    It Comes at Night

    ★★

    Ok I tried to restrain myself from reviewing this, but the bile just kept rising with each passing moment...

    As an unabashed fan of Trey Edward Shults' film Krisha, I was rip roaring and ready to go here. And for large portions of this film there are heaping spoonfuls of Hitchcockian level suspense and Shining-esque insular claustrophobia. Even my wife was literally sitting on the couch mouth agape for at least the first hour.

    However there is a barbed wire…

  • Wilson

    Wilson

    ★★½

    At least it made Mancini's Char House in St. Paul look like the Cockatoo Inn in Jackie Brown...but it really stretched and strained my "I'll watch anything with Woody" ethos.
    Laura Dern is a sad, wilting corn husk of an actress.

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  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★★★

    This film contains the most outrageously written gonzo hate infested scene QT has written since the infamous Dennis Hopper/Chris Walken "Sicilian Scene". I must also mention this scene is scored using the Xmas classic "Silent Night." This scene by itself nets this film 5 stars in my book and may quite possibly be my favorite scene in any film in the last 5 years.

    The rest of the film is ok too...
    In the spirit of QT's cinematic recycling, I've…

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★

    3 years ago when I first found letterboxd, I wrote a review about Man of Steel. In this review I decided that my interest for comic book films had been completely dead...only to be aroused once more by the great Zack Snyder.

    Since then I have seen many Marvel films ...some of which I have decided are the bane of my existence and are eating the flesh of cinema whole from the inside out.
    Therefore I was quite excited for…