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  • The Apartment
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  • Auto Focus

    ★★★½

  • Waiting for Guffman

    ★★★★

  • First Reformed

  • Super Troopers 2

    ★★

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★½

    Full review at: fanboynation.com/interstellar-2014/

    Nolan is a smart, ambitious, and deadly serious filmmaker. Aside from the emotional aspects of the film, Nolan weighs down the film with so much deadening exposition. It’s like he never met a line of exposition he didn’t like. There’s no ambiguity here, no wonder, no mystery. Every minute detail is explained, sometimes more than once. Leaving Interstellar, I never had the feeling that there was more to mull over. Nolan does slip in a few…

  • Rocky IV

    Rocky IV

    ★★★½

    Full review at: fanboynation.com/rocky-iv-1985/

    As Stallone’s creative control and ego grew, so did the obstacles and abilities of Rocky Balboa. In the first film, Balboa, much like Stallone, was an underdog fighting for his chance at the title. The first sequel provided a rematch and a triumphant ending. In Rocky III, Balboa must fight Hulk Hogan and Mr. T. By Rocky IV, Balboa isn’t just battling Ivan Drago, who is said to have the most powerful punch in the known…