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  • Only the Brave

    Only the Brave

    ★★★★

    When Only the Brave originally came out in October of 2017, and I started hearing some good word of mouth about it, I was immediately drawn to the true story its based on. (Plus I'm sucker for any film with brave in the title. See Lonely Are the Brave.)

    Only the Brave follows the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a twenty man team of elite wildland firefighters. As the film's marketing materials declared repeatedly, hotshots are the so called "Seal Team Six…

  • Wild Wild West

    Wild Wild West

    ★★

    For the first two acts of this film, I kept thinking to my self. "Why does this film get so much hate? Sure it's pretty ridiculous and it's jokes are awful, but it's not like I was expecting a dark and realistic western. For what it is it's pretty fun."

    Then Will Smith as a belly dancer and the giant spider happened.








    (Side Note: why does Bailamos by Enrique Iglesia play over the last minute and thirty seconds of Wild Wild West's soundtrack?)

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    After re-watching this film, I have realized that it is a masterpiece.

  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★★★

    Code of Virginia § 46.2-1078:

    “It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle, bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped on the highways in the Commonwealth while using earphones on or in both ears.”

    Me, a Virginian, after watching Baby Driver:

    "Fuck that"