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  • Power Rangers

    Power Rangers

    ★★

    Well, if you love your origin stories where it takes what seemingly an eternity before the heroes get to be heroes and get their costumes, the Power Rangers movie is for you.  Tone is very uneven as well. There's some fun fan service. Elizabeth Banks gets to ham it up as Rita Repulsa. I never really found Alpha 5 annoying on the tv show but here he was. For a $100 mil movie, some of the CG was a little…

  • xXx: Return of Xander Cage

    xXx: Return of Xander Cage

    ★★★

    There are some truly head scratching moments (that opening sequence) but the action sequences  are a lot of fun and it's great to see Donnie Yen and Tony Ja get to kick ass in a big budget Hollywood movie. 

    Recommended to take your mind off world events

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  • Hell or High Water

    Hell or High Water

    ★★★★½

    One of the best of the year. Surprisingly deep and relevant. I don't think I've ever seen Chris Pine this good. I mean he's usually good as Capt Kirk but here it shows he has range and can do other material. Bridges is his usual great self as an aging Texas Ranger working one last case before retiring. 

    See this movie on the big screen. The cinematography alone deserves it.

  • Swiss Army Man

    Swiss Army Man

    ★★

    i still have no idea what the hell i saw. I decided to give it 2 stars because its well made & both Dano & Radcliffe are committed, but i don't know, a farting corpse movie disguised as a quasy pretentious 'open your life' message movie didn't work for me, but it will def have a following