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  • The Matrix Revolutions

    The Matrix Revolutions

    ★★½

    Still kind of a lackluster end to the cyberpunk trilogy, but at least it doesn't sag under the weight of all the half-baked philosophical bullshit that bogged down Matrix Reloaded. The Zion battle makes this film OK for me. Otherwise, meh.

  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    ★★★★

    Seeing this in the theater for the first time ever was a real treat, so thanks Fathom Events! Still the best Star Trek movie, although Undiscovered Country gives it a run for its money.

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    ★★★★

    While a lot of people seem to be down on the first Captain America movie, I actually enjoyed it quite a bit and was pretty interested to see the next entry in the franchise. The Winter Soldier is nothing less than a relentless action thrill ride with a heavy dose of intrigue thrown in. You can't say anything about this before recognizing how amazing the action setpieces are choreographed and shot - I've seen enough action movies to be jaded…

  • Godzilla

    Godzilla

    ★★

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

    After the dud that was 1998's Godzilla (which I've seen but admittedly don't remember much about), I was understandably leery about another reboot of the classic Japanese mega-monster franchise. But the trailers promised something interesting - a dark modern monster movie that just might live up to the hype. Turns out I should have listened to my gut the first time around.

    The first warning sign is when Bryan Cranston, who is a tad hammy but is nonetheless the most…