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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★

    Great actors and great cinematography don’t make a great movie. This was written out of pettiness and anger, and it clearly shows. It’s as shallow as it is full of itself.

  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    ★★★★

    Perhaps not much of a mystery, when it’s all said and done, but definitely one hell of a fun movie to watch. Especially with a crowd.

    Rian Johnson has crafted a well thought-out and hilarious whodunit that can be rewatched and appreciated for all the little slices of humor. Specifically Danial Craig’s accent and affinity for analogies about donuts.

    Also, Christopher Plummer is delightful in this.

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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.