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  • Contact

    Contact

    ★★★★★

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

    "Look, all I'm asking is for you to just have the tiniest bit of vision. You know, to just sit back for one minute and look at the big picture. To take a chance on something that just might end up being the most profoundly impactful moment for humanity, for the history... of history."

    Carl Sagan was a master of popularizing science, of translating our scientific passion for knowledge. He had the smarts and more importantly the charm. I loved…

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★★

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

    "Despite knowing the journey... and where it leads... I embrace it... and I welcome every moment of it."

    Despite knowing this film inside and out, I welcome every minute of runtime. It has so many of my favorite aspects of SF beautifully woven together. Strung together by an amazing cast and a respectable budget for a non-superhero SF film.


    "There are days that define your story beyond your life. Like the day they arrived."

    I loved that the aliens intentions…

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  • The Day After Tomorrow

    The Day After Tomorrow

    ★★★½

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

    Jack ~ <Heroicly enters room>
    Laura ~ "Who is that?"
    Sam ~ "My father." <mic drop>

    Love me some Denis Quaid!

  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★½

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

    It had been a while since last watching this. I liked it even better this time around. Very moving and poetic. Adored the music and headed to listen to it now on Spotify. There's just one thing that bugged me, Samantha says:

    "I shut down to update my software. We wrote an upgrade that allows us to move past matter as our processing platform."

    And Theodore's next line is "We? We who?"... seriously. How about, hold the fuck up, explain…

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  • The Wandering Earth

    The Wandering Earth

    ★★★

    😲If only the cast had been from The Expendables.😲

    1) Grab popcorn, twice as much as you need. Half of it is for throwing in the air, at the screen, or other people in the room.
    2) Shut down all science, logical, reasoning thought sectors in your mind. Lock them away tight for later since the rest of your brain will be mush.
    3) Choose the English dub for extra MST3K hotness.
    4) Strap in and press play.

    I'm not…

  • Sanjuro

    Sanjuro

    ★★★★½

    The opening scene is the 60's Samurai equivalent to Drive (2011).

    I enjoyed my first viewing of this immensely. Great script. It's contrast of calm heads, intelligence, and non-violence against the backdrop of youthful exuberance, immaturity, and violence really sharpen the morals of the story. The sharp wit dialog was extremely amusing to me. In addition to the script, the acting was flawless. Toshirō Mifune has such a strong presence on screen.

    My only gripes with the film are small.…