cblaze

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  • The Diabolical Dr. Z

    The Diabolical Dr. Z

    ★★★★

    Sometimes watching a Jess Franco film is like listening to my grandfather tell "his stories". I've heard all his favorites before - but I'm always happy relive them or hear how the details have changed. The Diabolical Dr. Z is such a prototypical Franco film in that regard.

    It's about a mad scientist who's shunned as an outcast from the scientific community after making his breakthrough. Dies. Then his daughter goes on a spree of revenge against those who shunned…

  • Chopping Mall

    Chopping Mall

    ★★★

    Not sure if you kids will understand this - but shopping malls were really important in the 80's. It's where we shopped at, ate at, played video games at, shoplifted at, bought our paint, sporting equipment, skateboards and guns at. The mall was like our Amazon dot com but we got to hang out there with our friends! Now we just sit at home... Alone... Clicking... Wondering where that smell is coming from... Shopping malls were really important! That's why…

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  • The Lincoln Lawyer

    The Lincoln Lawyer

    ★★★★

    A well executed roller coaster of a court room thriller... Doesn’t feel like they make as many of these anymore, but they should. Nothing like getting a fantastic cast together to work off of - they have a great chemistry. It’s weird how much Macy & McConaughey make sense together.

  • Mortal Kombat

    Mortal Kombat

    Okay... so there’s this mystical prophecy where a tournament of fighters get together and fight for control over earth - and they wait until like a week beforehand to alert the earth fighters who are clueless because they’re off living their lives? Yeh, makes sense why earth has had a hard time winning...

    The comic relief is downright awful... Everyone is so serious and Aussie Deadpool wannabe (insult to Deadpool actually) makes a “joke” and NO ONE REACTS which makes…

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  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World

    ½

    I went in with the best of intentions. I "liked" each of the previous Jurassic Park films. I did not expect anything groundbreaking - just some dinosaur fun. That's all I really wanted - just some fun... I hated Jurassic World.

    I'm saying all of this below as soberly and as calmly as I can - I really wanted to like this movie - I really wanted to give it a better rating - but as I think about it…

  • Pee-wee's Big Holiday

    Pee-wee's Big Holiday

    ★★★★½

    I'm so happy right now!

    You can't go back! Nostalgia is a trap!! Force Awakens was a fluke!! ... I know you are but what am I? ... AHHHH!!!

    I've been rooting for Paul Reubens for so long to get a chance at another movie!! I've read interviews where he said he had plans but they would always fall through... but he finally got it!! And he fucking nailed it!!!

    Pee-wee's commute to work! Pee-wee's still the breakfast king! All…