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  • Free Fire

    Free Fire


    What more do you need in a film? It's a sweet, sweet 90 minutes - oh, boy, do I love a good 90, seems like we never seem them these days - with no filler. Straight to the point, no bullshit. If they're not spraying bullets, they're spraying hilarious lines. I think just about every character gets a little moment to shine - a good kill, a gory death, a funny one-liner, an angle that looks badass, something that is…

  • The Witch

    The Witch


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

    The fact that we see so much bothered me even more this time. Why do we need to see all the witch stuff - especially at the beginning? It's more effective if it's unclear what's going on.

  • Ghostbusters



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

    Quite liked this. Kate McKinnon is a badass and she is really the highlight of the movie, but I'm a fan of the whole team. They're fun, goofy, strong, silly, whatever you want. They complement each other very well. I wasn't really a fan of the guy setting up all the ghost stuff, and if I have one complaint, it's that the movie is way, way, way too long. I did watch the extended cut, but still.

  • Sucker Punch

    Sucker Punch


    Terrible in so many ways. Cannot quite believe how ugly it looks.

  • Creep



    Feels so much longer than it really is, and that's a problem. It takes forever at the ending and by then I didn't really care all that much about what happened.

  • Ghost in the Shell

    Ghost in the Shell


    Failed to engage with this in any way. It's got some interesting visuals here and there, I suppose, but overall not at all enough to keep me interested, even at less than 90 minutes.

  • Bait



    Jamie Foxx is pretty fun, but that's about it. The villain is a terrible attempt at a John Doe from "Seven" type of character. David Morse is the worst in this as well, just terrible.

  • Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

    Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World


    It's definitely a bit messy and goes in too many different directions, but I liked all the directions it went in. Always interesting people being interviewed, and it's got a laidback conversation sorta feel to it.

  • Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Breakfast at Tiffany's


    Some of the changes that are made to the way the book played out I'm not really a fan of, but that being said, the film is still well made, even the changes. So it's more a case of me being a fan of the original story rather than anything being handled poorly in the film. I'm having a hard time getting over Mickey Rooney's character though. Without even getting into the casting of him, the portrayal is still horrible…

  • Get Out

    Get Out


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

    Probably the best cinema going experience I have had so far this year. Loved pretty much everything about it. The acting is fantastic, hits all the moments it needs to. I was completely sucked into everything that was going on, creeped out, laughing, feeling sad. It's what going to the movies is for me, this movie nailed it. It builds up perfectly with all the weird "what's going on" moments, people looking and acting strange, I love all that. That's…

  • The Lost Boys

    The Lost Boys


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

    Well, this was much better than I expected it to be. It's got the perfect 80s adventure vibe, Goonies-style, and the vampire action is real solid. The kills at the end are fantastic, blood exploding out of the pipes, "death by stereo", great stuff.

  • Paterson



    Just a lovely film to watch. It's simple and beautiful. Just a week in the life, we've all had those. Adam bus Driver just keeps on being great as well.