Daniel Ventresca

Daniel Ventresca

a place to put my incoherent mumblings about things i like and things i don't

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★★½

    Continuing my rewatch of the Snyderverse brought me back to one of the most divisive films of 2016 and I still don't truly understand why that is.

    I feel the same about this movie as I did when I first saw it in theatres. It's okay - It's not terrible, and it's not spectacular either. It starts off strong and then burns through the story slowly to provide us with a grand finale. Unlike Man of Steel which I believe…

  • Man of Steel

    Man of Steel

    ★★★★

    I decided to revisit the Snyderverse before watching his newly released cut of Justice League and had some quick thoughts on this before moving on to Batman vs Superman.

    Man of Steel is a film I've seen once or twice before and haven't really thought of it much since, but this time around it stuck with me. I'm not exactly sure why, maybe it has to do with where I am in life right now and finding new ways to…

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  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★

    Recently I've been disappointed with Fox and it's X-Men films. I really disliked X-Men Apocalypse, and I'm not looking forward to the announced future projects, however Logan was an exception.

    First off, I just want to say that after playing the character of Wolverine for 17 years, Hugh Jackman gives a great final performance. It was a great sendoff for both the actor and the character. Patrick Stewart reprises his role as Xavier, and boy was it a difficult performance…

  • Nine Lives

    Nine Lives

    It was terrible. No idea why I watched this but I did. To my surprise it even got extremely dark for a children's movie towards to end.

    Seriously though. Don't waste your time.