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  • Acts of Vengeance

    Acts of Vengeance

    ★★★

    Totally watchable, DTV garbage that at least has the good sense to make its fight scenes coherent and cast Antonio Banderas in the lead role. It's never a promising sign when your opening credits are done in a generic, white Times New Roman font; nonetheless it delivered exactly what I needed.

  • Justice League

    Justice League

    A garish, green-screen nightmare of a movie. And those attempts at humor... I... I just can't.

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    Yeah, I'm going to go ahead and give this five stars along with the obligatory "see this in 70mm IMAX if you can." Dunkirk is air tight and seamlessly edited, moving along at a breathless pace. This has to be the most immersive theatrical experience I've had this year (although this will come as no surprise to fans of Christopher Nolan). Delivering everything you expect from a Nolan film (heightened emotions, visceral intensity, grandiose spectacle), his latest also proves to…

  • Atomic Blonde

    Atomic Blonde

    ★★★½

    The narrative is incomprehensible and utterly superfluous to the film's charms, but Atomic Blonde gets by on just how freakin' cool it is to watch Charlize Theron brutalize people in several of the most well-choreographed fight scenes this side of The Raid. The pleasures here are simple: cool neon lighting; '80s pop needledrops; Charlize Theron staring pensively into the distance, smoking cigarettes and looking rad; and an action sequence in a stairwell that is sure to be legendary.