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  • The Keepers

    The Keepers

    ★★★★

    Netflix's The Keepers begins with a debut episode that frames the show as another Making A Murderer style docu-series, tracking the mysterious murder of Sister Cathy and the amateur sleuths who are determined to figure out what really happened.

    You'd be forgiven if you thought it was a slight spin on your usual true-crime documentary, but what comes in the following episodes is much more.

    Episode 2 reveals a deeper story, one which frequently hops between 1969, the 90s and…

  • World Gone Wild

    World Gone Wild

    ★★★

    I expected more, but I'm not sure why. Bruce Dern has a real snarky thing going on here that really helps the movie on the whole; Adam Ant continues the long tradition of "He's the villain?!" in these kinds of pictures.

    Not sure if it was just my copy - or the way the movie was edited from the start - but it definitely felt chopped down; tons of cut-away-from-violence/nudity-just-before-it-happens moments early on.

    Anyway, certainly not the worst post-apocalyptic flick, but it ain't gonna knock your socks off either. Another one for the weekender pile.

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  • Fletch

    Fletch

    ★★★★★

    Michael Ritchie's Fletch is an endlessly re-watchable -- and quotable -- comedy/action flick with a solid plot adapted from the book of the same name. The kind of movie that I can watch any day of the year (and in any mood) and I'll love it no matter what.

  • Prometheus

    Prometheus

    ★★★★½

    Haters, leave; the nit-picks that have pierced through popular-culture on this one are really unfounded (not to mention small fries compared to everything that works here.)

    I say this as someone who left the theater and complained about the space flute and was generally very disappointed. I was wrong, time has been kind and I am happy I finally sat down for another go-'round.