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  • Battle Royale

    Battle Royale

    ★★★½

    A decent movie, although I had a few issues with it.

    I kind of don't understand why people compared this to The Hunger Games. Other than the central concept (government mandated child murder and two lovers surviving the game) they're pretty different. The Hunger Games was created by the government to show they have power over the proletariat while still giving hope to society, and that's the reason they don't just flat out kill all the tributes. But in Battle…

  • The Dark Knight

    The Dark Knight

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I know this is going to break all the rules and completely destroy what everyone thinks of me, but I didn't like this one that much.

    Sure, first time I saw it I loved it, it's Batman how couldn't I?? But on repeated viewings it feels, i dunno, too much like a brilliant crime movie and less and less like BATMAN.

    Heath Ledger's Joker is great but there's a bunch of plotholes and considering how realistic Nolan tried to make…

  • Chimpanzee

    Chimpanzee

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    They definitely pushed the "good versus evil" story way too hard, which is ironic because the actual turning point of the story (Oscar's mom's death) is only tangentially related to the feud with rival chimps that seems to push the "plot" of the documentary (during a raid she gets injured and separated from the pack and is then killed and eaten by a jaguar).

    This movie would have been better if it was focused on the whole forest and had…

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    The Cabin in the Woods

    ★★★★★

    A pretty good tear-down of the modern horror conventions and a nice middle finger to the modern horror film fans.