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  • The Longest Day

    The Longest Day

    ★★★½

    They put Henry Fonda in the most prominent place on the poster but he is just another member of a massive ensemble cast that a large fraction of the major UK, US, French, and German war-age male actors of the early 1960s. That is an impressive feat all itself.

    I have been thinking a lot about the difference in the experience between the theater and the more typical streaming/TV experience of watching a movie in the past couple of years.…

  • Lockout

    Lockout

    ★★★½

    From facebook memories:

    Saw "Lockout" at the early show and had a good time. I did not know that Luc Besson was involved and it was a typically fun Luc Besson experience.

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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★

    We went all out to see this, getting tickets in row B for seats three and four in a pretty small theater (Incheon CGV 1, the Arthouse), buying them days in advance and watching the day before I go to the hospital to remove a tumor. We were motivated and not sure whether we would get another chance to see it because not all of the Oscar nominees that play end up getting a full run.

    It feels like it…

  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    ★★★★

    There is so much of this that is just almost there but not quite. I love the near future not really explained, but it does not quite do enough to set the stakes they assert for the world. The initial action is cool and intense. I really like the Heart of Darkness frame, though it never feels like it reaches the material.
    I was really impressed by Brad Pitt and the emotional core of the movie, but the relationship with…