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  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

    ★★★

    I’m glad someone did it, but I don’t know if I’ve actually/really seen Bandersnatch. It turns out; having many endings doesn't yield much closure.

  • Braven

    Braven

    ★★★

    A Segal/Stallone/Schwarzenegger type of throwback where a logger defends his family from drug dealer bad guys. Early on, one of the bad guys sees a heap of cocaine hidden in a log and awkwardly alludes to it giving him an erection without any wood pun whatsoever.

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  • Super 8

    Super 8

    ★★★★½

    This movie ranks among some of the greatest kid gang movies of all time: Goonies, Sandlot, Stand By Me, etc.

    The paranormal MacGuffin is really well done, but the feel-good storyline driven by smart ass kids who know how to save the day is what’ll make me want to see this again.

    Super 8 is pretty much all I want a movie to be… Fun to watch.

  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad

    ★½

    Suicide Squad is 20 trailers interspersed with misplaced flashback sequences that fail to compensate for the lack of a story, vision, or theme.

    Boom! We’re doing something! Cue the Black Sabbath, AC/DC, White Stripes, Creedence, etc. song—then show everybody walking together in slow motion. Repeat. Over. And over.

    I suppose this is what you get for hiring a trailer house to edit your film (HT Tony Zhou)…

    So while Ayer pursued his original vision, Warners set about working on a…