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Beating Ennui

Less Pretentious Bollocks about Films in Less than a Thousand Words

Movie Review: Gold

Gold is an Oscar bait movie that turns a fascinating true to life story of perhaps the biggest mining scam in the world into a cliched rags to rich tale of a one note cartoon.

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Movie Review: Fast and Furious 8 (The Fate of the Furious)

Fast and Furious 8 is pure escapist lunacy that guarantees a big dumb but fun action movie, but this brain-dead installment betrays its own franchise.

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Movie Review: Going in Style (2017)

Going Style is an endearing geriatric heist movie as long as you don’t expect anything past a typical wish fulfillment feel good story about three old gents sticking it to the man.

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Movie Review: Ghost in The Shell (2017)

Ghost in The Shell offers detailed visual effects and worldbuilding, but this live action adaptation is a watered down Hollywoodized version with cliched storytelling, lifeless characters, and run-of-the-mill action.

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Movie Review: Life

Life is a well paced thriller that features great performances but its an Aliens knock-off disguised as a sci-fi horror drama about life and survival.

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Movie Review: Beauty and The Beast

Beauty and The Beast balances a faithful adaptation with CGI-assisted live action retelling, delivering a decent enough reboot that’s enjoyable for new young viewers and nostalgic fans despite its casting mistakes.
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