Uncommon Sense

Uncommon Sense

Canadian who sometimes likes to review movies.

Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Gladiator
  • Godzilla Minus One
  • Oppenheimer

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  • Before Sunrise

    ★★★★½

  • Godzilla Minus One

    ★★★★★

  • Chef

    ★★★½

  • John Wick: Chapter 4

    ★★★★½

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  • Godzilla Minus One

    Godzilla Minus One

    ★★★★★

    Godzilla Minus One (color) edition: 

    Godzilla Minus One rules, Godzilla Minus One “Color” rules even harder.

    The tone, melodrama and feeling of desolation in a post war-Japan is absolutely amplified without colour and atop a film grain. A truly definitive version of an already great movie.

  • Godzilla Minus One

    Godzilla Minus One

    ★★★★★

    While Gareth Edwards grounded touch was lost in 2014, since then every other American Godzilla film has been just action figures fighting with high budget backgrounds. Over in Japan Shin Godzilla did attempt a more serious and unique take on the iconic monster but the writing and pacing never fully reached its potential.  

    Minus One, fully reaches the potential it sets out for in all areas, a film on the horrors of post war Japan devastated by a soulless monstrosity…

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★★★½

    The likelihood of the Snyder Cut happening was so low after 2017 that I still find it hard to believe we even got it, almost 4 years later. Unexpected events from studio interference to Zack Snyder's personal loss, his vision of the Justice League seemed pretty much doomed. Against all odds and after countless support from Snyder fans and comic book fans alike, it finally happened.

    After seeing Whedon's Josstice League it was unclear how different the Snyder cut would…

  • Last Night in Soho

    Last Night in Soho

    ★★★★½

    Edgar Wright combines visual storytelling and an oddly surreal sense of nostalgia to create a fantastic story that just gets more intense as it goes along and once it gets going the pacing is absolutely electrifying, it also helps that the editing in Last Night In Soho is flawless right till the very end.  It really is hard to place this film in a genre as it blends so many into one but I think the best part is the…

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