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  • TRON: Legacy
  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
  • The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

    ★★★★★

  • Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

    ★★★½

  • Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

    ★★★★★

  • Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

    ★★★★½

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  • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

    Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A perfect film on the concept of contentment in spite of overwhelming odds. Even though I haven't seen the previous PiB movie, the relationship between Kitty and Puss was well-realized enough that I didn't need the prior developments to understand the story arc.

    Death was the most intimidating villain in a movie I've seen for a looong time, especially a "children's movie", because of the nigh-unstoppable march of everyone getting closer to death. The sound design, animation and framing just…

  • Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

    Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

    ★★★½

    Yet again, Storm Shadow steals the show in a ninja-off. Snake Eyes is badly characterised in this, compared to the Ninja Paragon of Joes Past, he actually has more of a reason to start his vow of silence.

    This movie honestly would have benefited from an R-rating, due to the saturation of ninja-adjacent katana-wielding action movies. The action scenes are similar enough to so many recent movies, that without any major injury to anyone it feels milquetoast. If this movie…

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  • Signs

    Signs

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    There is something very cathartic about watching Joaquin Phoenix go town on an alien with a baseball bat.

  • Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi

    Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi

    ★★★★★

    This show reminded me why I love Star Wars. The depth of character motivations and how personal feelings influence us for good or ill, encapsulates the entirety of the 6 nigh-perfect numbered films. The focus on one experience and how it can give opposite reactions from very similar people, is something that Dave Filoni truly has a mastery over.