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  • Resident Evil: Retribution

    Resident Evil: Retribution


    Cinematic Perfection

    "It's just like a camera. Point and shoot."

    Deconstructs the cinematic template to an expressively artificial actuality of unparalleled, surrealist imagery unlike anything else seen in contemporary time - through which Paul W.S. Anderson's unadulterated ambition equates to that of an emotionally singular/conceptual/executional enterprise of an inevitable timeline (ex: artifice vs. its repurposing by evil; digitization paving the way for an uncanny valley being caught between what's real and what convinces us of a genuine reality/fake reality... until…

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  • Tremors




    "I'm gonna kick his ass!"

    Underground monster has big mouth and can swallow anyone or anything on land. He also has the power to move tectonic plates (he can do it, I know he can). Translation: it's a lot of fun, very silly, and has some delightful SFX. We need more monster films.

  • The Hills Have Eyes

    The Hills Have Eyes


    Unrated Version: B

    "Today, the government still denies the genetic effects caused by the radioactive fallout..."

    Slightly prefer this to the original film - which had proved to be somewhat underwhelming in its tackling of America's social inhumanity, cultural poisoning, bourgeois-driven economic divisions, and the anguish of the oppressed/minorities fighting against a familial representation of elites. Here, Alexandre Aja commits to the full-on grotesqueness and vulgarity of its American desolation (even including a kill via American flag); a display of…

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  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle



    "That was so intense, I like can’t even with this place."

    Some of the best things to come from 2017:

    -The Rock annihilating people (and blinding the audience) with his smoldering intensity.

    -Jack Black complaining about being an overweight middle-aged man who has no access to "her" phone until a hippo performs a sneak attack on "her" which later leads to a major crush on Nick Jonas.

    -Karen Gillan doing *anything* of which includes jaw-dropping dance fighting and her…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi


    Cinematic Perfection

    "The Rebellion is reborn today. The war is just beginning. And I will not be the last Jedi."

    The scarce case of perfection being made by its imperfections and characters themselves wrestling with their own imperfection; a bleeding heart that empathetically absorbs all the collective pain and poetry of the past - via tackling the reconstructive opportunities and extensive consequences of failure - to forge a new reality. Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi, in an…