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  • The Child

    ★★★½

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★

  • Top Gun

    ★½

  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    ★★★★

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  • Top Gun

    Top Gun

    ★½

    A Jeff Stryker Porno with plane stunts…and while on all technical levels there is nothing out of place, I can’t help but feel that for a movie about the crossover of sex and military jet engines this is still so monumentally uninteresting. It’s all machismo without any soul, a film whose emptiness is diverted away by bronzed, toned torsos glowing bright orange as well as the inclusion of what is perhaps the greatest song ever recorded in the history of…

  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    ★★★★

    “Lucas’s stature as an artist, as well as his relentlessness as an admitted ‘micromanager,’ is demonstrated by the tremendous climax of Revenge of the Sith.
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    “Fire provides a sublime elemental poetry here, as water did on the storm-swept planet of Kamino in the prior film…The seething reds and yellows of the great lava river and waterfalls (based on Niagara Falls) flood the eye. It is a vision of hell. As in Dante, there is an allegorical level:…

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