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  • Split

    Split

    ★★★★

    I'm not here to board the M. Night hype train again, nor am I here to try and derail it. 

    Split is very much an M. Night movie and also very much the opposite. It's smart, slow burning, forshadowing, well made and absolutely a blast to watch.

    Before I go any further, yes, the "thing" everyone is buzzing about is indeed badass. I literally yelled "holy fuck, yes" in the theater when it happened. 

    Anyway, Split takes McAvoy to a…

  • Silence

    Silence

    ★★★½

    I've seen a lot of reviews callings this Scorsese's best work. I think it may be his longest work in development, and perhaps one he was most passionate about, but I'm not sure if it's his best.

    Silence is a breathtaking film. It's difficult to watch at times, it's characters are raw and intimate and it's scenery is unparalleled. But there's something rushed about it. It feels like it was pushed through the editing process much faster than it should…

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★½

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

    I took a day to ruminate on this film.

    That was a good idea.

    Scarlett Johansson has slowly, but surely proven herself to be a very capable actress. Her sexiness in this film is not heavy handed in the least, which I half expected. However, her performance is chillingly real and seductive. The use of real people and hidden cameras brings this story much closer to reality.

    Long shots, extremely wide shots, and the grey Scotland countryside give a subtle…

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Transformers: Age of Extinction

    ★½

    I won't say that it was good, or even that entertaining. It's a total turd. But, it's the Bayiest Micheal Bay movie ever Bayed. Which means it's nothing but one-liners and explosions. It's a good turn your brain off film. Nothing more. No real cinematic story. Just lots of splosions.