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  • Get Out

    Get Out

    What a cast! The acting was phenomenal and there were some great directorial choices. I tend to despise close-ups for their common misuse and abuse, but here they’re used as they should. The shot reverse shot between Georgina and Chris kept me glued to my seat. The camera getting closer on each exchange as they got physically near each other really built up the tension.

    The script did not disappoint. It’s not above reusing some proven horror movie tropes but that never becomes an issue. It had been a while since I had enjoyed a good horror movie.

  • A Man Who Was Superman

    A Man Who Was Superman

    There’s a simple trick most westerners can leverage when watching asian films: assume the actors are the best you ever saw. Their language and culture are so removed from ours, you might be hard pressed to tell anyway. By adding this belief, you heighten your viewing experience.

    But that fails here. The acting is atrocious, clichés abound, and the story is predictable an unimaginative.

    For years I was curious about watching this movie. Now I struggle to even finish watching it.

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  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    It’s a movie. Not much else you can say about it. Boring, unoriginal, unfunny.

  • Design Is One

    Design Is One

    A documentary undeserving of such a title. Over an hour of the Vignelli’s themselves plus their friends and acquaintances exalting them and their continuous perfection, every aspect of their lives, not just design, deserving of the utmost adulation.

    Naturally, the Vignellis are classicists, and the tools they use should be enough for everyone. It boggles the mind other typefaces even exist, and in fact, any but the ones they use are rubbish. If Vignelli cannot understand why so many typefaces…