The Accountant (Gavin O’Connor, 2016)
Ben Affleck is The Accountant. The film’s title doesn’t exactly evoke much excitement, but like every other film this year, it can’t be any worse than the snooze-fest that was Batman V Superman. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Accountant
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (Zach Snyder, 2016)
I thought superhero movies were usually pretty bad. But I had no idea of the depths to which they could sink. Batman V Superman makes Ant-Man look like a masterpiece. I rarely want to walk out of a film and the only reason I didn’t is because I knew I had no right to an opinion without seeing this critically panned mess for myself. But was is it worth it? NO. Save yourselves! See literally ANYTHING ELSE! Even an Adam Sandler movie! Hell, even Fifty Shades of Grey was better than this. Because although it was stupid and screwed up, at least it didn’t BORE ITS AUDIENCE TO TEARS. This isn’t a case of “so bad it’s good”. This is no San Andreas. This is no shitty low budget film that doesn’t make sense. This is THE END OF ALL THAT IS GOOD IN THE WORLD. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
Gone Girl (David Fincher, 2014)
OH. MA. GA. If you haven’t read Gone Girl yet, then you are missing out on life. But on the other hand, I am totes jealous because it means you can freshly experience all of the film’s jaw-dropping twists and turns. I made my boyfriend – who hadn’t read the book – come with me so I could experience the film vicariously through him as a newbie. But even though I knew what aces the film had up its sleeve, I was still transfixed and hungry for more.
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