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  • Drive

    Drive

    ★★★★★

    What can I say about this film that hasn't already been said? The Driver is a character that never truly ends and that sort of archetypal character is why this film is, in my opinion, one of the best of all time.

    Beyond the Driver, what was he driven by? Some have said love; others a code of justice akin to old western cowboy headed by a code. Either could be equally true but I find it is something deeper.…

  • It Comes at Night

    It Comes at Night

    ★★★½

    A24 is such a unique studio, and I feel like this entry is especially unique, almost to a fault. "It Comes at Night" is a film that sticks with me long after viewing; days after in fact. A beacon of paranoia and dual-stories that keeps you guessing through the film and resolves so little that after original viewing, the questions only build as you digest the content of the film.

    Joel Edgerton is a fantastic actor and naturally pulls his…

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★★

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

    There was a lot of bad with this film, yes. However there was a lot of good. So much good that I nearly put it at a 3.5 but I forgot about the gimmick cast and had to knock off a half a point but we will get in to that. Let us start off with a qualifier though: this is in no way a bad film. It isn't. It simply isn't an important one. If the first Guardians was…

  • Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island

    ½

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

    Cringe. I tried to count on my hands how many Vietnam movie tropes they copied but I literally lost count. Shall we list them?

    Lighting

    Sunglasses reflecting bombs shot

    Helicopters blaring music while flying

    White Rabbit (you bastards)

    Actually the entire soundtrack

    They are all guilty of using Creedance but still

    JOHN C. REILLY'S NAME WAS MARLOW (you actual bastards)

    Traveling on a trash boat up a river

    John C. Reilly's character was Dennis Hopper's from Apocalypse Now

    More complaints:…