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  • Ghost in the Shell

    Ghost in the Shell

    ★★★★

    I won't claim to know shit about anime but I loved how much this tackles the subject of technology and spirituality. My largest complaint was the copious amount of nipples, which seemed entirely gratuitous and at odds with the idea of a being that can't reproduce. But I guess that's anime knowing anime's audience.

    Overall, glad I watched it before the live action version. The animation is unbelievably detailed.

  • Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America

    Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America

    ★★★½

    A film on race relations and humans ability to change that really gets heated when the #BlackLivesMatter segment begins. It really begs the question of which is better - small, incremental, changes or large, fundamental, movements? The answer is Both but its fascinating to see it all play out.

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  • Imperium

    Imperium

    ★★★½

    I can't help but think this role would be better served by someone 5 years older and 2 feet taller BUT Radcliffe does a nice job of filling the role. His outbursts whenever he felt about to get caught always felt like a flash of brilliance.

    On the whole, a fairly disturbing film if you think about it in the context that these people actually exist and that our current US political climate is probably fanning their flames.

  • Citizenfour

    Citizenfour

    ★★★★½

    If I were a more eloquent individual I could wax on about how powerful and important this movie is. The story of such a huge dissent told while it is happening is a bit unreal. I wish there were some uplifting message at the end about governments reigning it in but I saw none.

    Must see for anyone. Period.