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  • You're Next
  • Senna
  • Goldfinger
  • Lethal Weapon 2

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  • The Lair

    ★★

  • Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

  • Pathaan

    ★★★

  • Missing

    ★★★½

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  • Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    ★★★½

    Interesting mini-time-loop, low-budget Japanese indie feature, Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes launches into its premise with no frills and no explanation. A man living above the cafe he is running has a computer in his apartment that is connected to a similar fixture in his cafe that is two minutes in the future. While in his apartment he is greeted by his two-minute-future self in the cafe talking to him on the computer. They have a conversation, then he walks…

  • Roman Holiday

    Roman Holiday

    ★★★★

    Family watch in prep for an upcoming Italy trip, I had never seen this breezy and enjoyable classic rom-com. It's certainly the earliest example I've seen of the templated version of the rom-com that is so used today: two people meet and one of them has a secret ulterior motive that if revealed would derail their burgeoning love. True feelings eventually override that motive, but when the secret comes out will the chemistry survive?

    Roman Holiday makes great use of…

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  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    ★★½

    There are so many problems with the Hobbit it's difficult to decide where to begin.

    The first though is the overblown runtime and the shocking amount of filler. Never have I watched a movie where I could so easily go through and literally remove half- and not only lose nothing, but substantially make the film better by doing so. There are scene after scene of bloat, whether they are standalone segments that could be removed entirely since they have no…

  • Man of Steel

    Man of Steel

    ★★★½

    Man of Steel isn't quite what I was expecting. I had avoided the previews as I typically do with a movie I intend to see anyways, so I was pleasantly surprised that by-and-large we avoided 45 minutes of growing-up-in-Kansas and Clark being a clumsy newspaper man. Some of these typical elements are sliced-and-diced into flashbacks throughout the movie, which is a refreshing change (vs say The Amazing Spiderman), but at the same time doesn't give quite the build up of…