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  • August: Osage County

    August: Osage County

    ★★★

    I have a soft-spot for comedy-dramas about dysfunctional families, but this didn't do a lot for me. There were little moments I liked, like Abigail Breslin causing a tantrum only to find out it was only because she wanted to watch a colorized version of the 1924 Phantom of the Opera.

    I found the performances all over the place. Meryl Streep trying far too hard at times making her acting show and giving the scenes an unnatural feel. Cumberbatch's accent…

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    ★★★★★

    As someone who has a hard time sitting through older westerns, it always surprises me how the 3 hour runtime of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly goes by like nothing. Beautifully shot, engrossing and fun.

    By far my favourite western.

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  • Batman: The Killing Joke

    Batman: The Killing Joke

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

    I was very much looking forward to this. I haven't read the comic, but everyone talked about it like it was the second coming of Jesus. An R-rated Batman film. It had potential to be amazing.

    Well, this is mostly just a horrible mess. The voice performances are great, Mark Hamill is incredible as expected as The Joker. The inclusion of both Hamill and Kevin Conroy makes me feel like it could be canon to the Arkham game series (Which…

  • Nocturnal Animals

    Nocturnal Animals

    ★★★★½

    Nocturnal Animals might just feature the weirdest opening titles of all-time. From the opening shot I had no idea what I was in for. In fact, I had no idea what I was in for at all, I've never ever seen a trailer for this film, I went in completely blind, and I loved it.

    It's a beautiful looking film, from lots of scenic New Mexico cinematography and a bit of night-time city scenes. The performances were all amazing (Gyllenhaal…