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  • Alita: Battle Angel

    Alita: Battle Angel

    ★★★½

    Alita is quite the spectacle, integrating revolutionary CGI technology into real world feel, of visual storytelling to bring the manga to life in a way that feels believable and immersive(thanks to the 3D technology utilized that was used quite effectively) to tell a story of a young girl(played very well by Rosa Salazar) trying to figure out where she fits into the world she lives in. The chemistry she shares with Christoph Waltz as a father figure, Dr Ido, and…

  • Replicas

    Replicas

    Replicas is a by the number science fiction film that never really delves into any of the interesting ideas, never seems to care about giving the audience a reason to care for the characters( Alice Eve is severely misused and any interesting story arch the movie builds is instantly forgotten about) and instead relies on generic action fare( chase scenes that are shot so flat that it looks terrible) that make Replicas seem like any other sci-fi film. 
    The movie…

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★½

    The stylish dark filmmaking style of David Fincher and the captivating story written by Gillian Flynn and a great performance by Ben Affleck and an Oscar worthy performance by Rosamund Pike. The tension of the film keeps the audience on the edge of your seat for most of the film. The film is best seen without knowing much about the film so if you haven't read the book, wait and watch the film first. The twists and turns are original…

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★★★

    A movie that screams Wes Anderson with its stylistic cinematography (the pastel colors look amazing onscreen), the absurdly and often dark plot elements and the endearing story ( thanks to Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward that bring a chemistry and depth to their characters that shows experience beyond their young age).
    The supporting characters (comprised of several big name actors-Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand and Edward Norton among many others) add a lot of depth to the film and…