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Old 02-04-2018, 03:57 PM   #2921
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Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card

I gave this movie a 6.5/10 when I first saw it a few years ago. I honestly want to have a stern talk with my teenage self, as I have no clue what he was thinking. This movie is excellent.
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Old 02-09-2018, 12:32 AM   #2922
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Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace.

I really like It, I know it isn't a good film but it's a personal enjoyment and the podracing sequence is fantastic fun.
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Old 02-11-2018, 02:48 AM   #2923
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Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: Reflection

Absolutely fucking stellar movie. I keep underestimating how this series is able to one-up itself and deliver unique stories and new world-building elements in a way that's engaging and satisfying. This movie is also an absolute rush, with what are easily the best action scenes of the entire series, bar none. If I had to critique the film, I could say it could've used a bit more breathing room for the story, and the cliffhanger at the end was really irritating, but it's part one of a two part story, and the material given is already executed really well, so if it ain't broke, I suppose don't fix it.

I really, really hope Eleven Arts is able to bring the sequel, Detonation, to theaters here as well. I'll happily go through hell to watch Nanoha in a theater again.
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Old 02-18-2018, 11:26 PM   #2924
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It was okay.
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Old 02-20-2018, 03:59 AM   #2925
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Due to a combination of exhaustion from traveling to watch two other anime movies this month and the fact that I just straight up didn't have the money for it, I wasn't able to see Mazinger Z Infinity like I wanted. I ultimately ended up prioritizing Nanoha Reflection over it, effectively making it a choice of "which film will I kick myself the least for missing".
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Old 02-20-2018, 04:49 AM   #2926
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Absolutely loved the film. It's considered a front runner in the Oscar for Best Picture and not without reason. It's a fairly dark story about people being people in a tough situation. A nice mix of humour and drama keep it going and it's very interesting due to the lack of any catharsis at the end. There are multiple excellent performances by pretty much the entire cast. Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, John Hawkes...heck, even Woody Harrelson manages to play someone other than himself for once.

Really, the only reason to not watch in my mind is if you're not a fan of morally ambiguity or just want to see action and action only.


Black Panther

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Not my favourite Marvel film, but in the top tier. Biggest flaws are mostly about its attempted scale and how it tries to achieve a bit too much in the time frame it has.

Visually, it's absolutely gorgeous.

The narrative is predictable at many points, but also makes up for it with having one of the deepest Marvel villains (which isn't saying much given most are of the quality of "I'm about 2 steps away from printing "Villain" on my business card"). It's also amazing to have a rounded cast where I can care for a great deal of characters...very few got written off as jokes or couldn't have serious elements which would make you mentally not take interest in their fate.

The villains were probably the best part of the movie. Andy Serkis and Michael B Jordan are brilliant in their roles.

The movie has gotten some hate as some interpret the love for it only existing "because black cast" or "because it caters to a community which isn't served enough". But it's not really deserved to me. On its own, it stands out as a predictable but well executed film.
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Old Yesterday, 01:21 PM   #2927
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the fight scenes were definitely the best part, the rest of it wasn't so great
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