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  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    A nonsensical rehash of prior Alien films that tries to do what The Force Awakens did for reviving Star Wars. However, it’s just plain evil and a story of just poor decisions humans make over time. 

    Including this one. Wasted. 

    Okay, maybe a teeny-tiny better than Prometheus.

    Actually, maybe not! 😮

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★½

    The original Blade Runner was influential in so many ways but fell short in being a movie that sustains itself. It is a movie that is in love with its ideas rather than concerned about pacing. A movie that lingers too long for art’s sake.

    2049 takes the best parts of its predecessor and elevates it to its true and highest potential. Ridley Scott is a director who I have to give vast amounts of credit to, but whose work…

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  • 50/50

    50/50

    ★★★★

    First things first: f@!k cancer.

    As someone who has come to terms with the idea (or is it fact?) that cancer is a real possibility to myself, and whose loved ones and friends have been directly affected by it, both for the bad and for the worst, this film was both one I was excited to see, but also dreaded to see.

    The cast drew me in first of course: Seth Rogen, the ever-excellent Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Anna Kendrick (who was…

  • The Lego Movie

    The Lego Movie

    ★★★★½

    Wow. I didn't expect this to be anywhere near as good as it is.

    In fact, it's almost a perfect film.

    I felt bad for all the children who were watching it — all the little jokes and gags for adults, but then realized that was the brilliance of The LEGO Movie — it was made for everyone. The plot and sequencing is perfect for all ages to enjoy and the older you were, the more you could pick up…