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  • The Thin Red Line

    The Thin Red Line

    ★★★★

    "This great evil...where'd it come from?"

    Malik's signature meditative style lends itself perfectly to the subject of war. Never shying away from stylization Malik also never abandons a sense of realism. This never really says anything definite about war because it strives instead to say everything about war. We travel through the minds of different soldiers both through outward action and internal monologue and are provided one of the most layered takes on war because of that. The story falls…

  • Buster's Mal Heart

    Buster's Mal Heart

    ★★★

    I want to run. 

    Going into a movie knowing nothing is always a great experience. Doing it with a movie that doesn't like telling you anything directly is another great experience all together. This weird techno-thriller delivers a bizarre, sometimes funny, often disturbing odyssey through the timeline of our protagonist, Jonah. It also widely keeps a grounded version of Jonah close at hand so we never loose sympathy for him. All the Jonah's from each point are played very well…

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  • The Pacifier

    The Pacifier

    I have now read every The Pacifier review on this sight as of March 23 2017 4:19 PM Central Daylight Time. In five years I will return to this page and read all of the new reviews. We all search for our purpose in this life and I may have found mine.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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

    Guardians Vol 2 suffers and prevails in many ways, but it is always interesting. All the flaws build to the same thing as all the good elements which creates a cohesiveness if not a consistent quality. This might make the flaws more glaring for people but I believe it makes them more forgivable...although not entirely. 


    The story is really good with a endowed theme of family that is well handled in character interactions. What really helps this movie and the…