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  • Lisa and the Devil

    Lisa and the Devil

    ★★★½

    Moral of the story: Like any skilled professional occupying a position with few long-term advancement opportunities, The Devil likes to kick back and have a laugh every now and then.

  • The Brother from Another Planet

    The Brother from Another Planet

    ★★★½

    1) Not a big fan of the whole 'underrated' actor thing - that being said, Joe Morton - terrific body of work for an actor, and he's REALLY good here, with a performance that could come off as a gimmick, but doesn't.

    2) John Sayles playing with roots in genre--this is one of those films that's clearly made by someone with a love of pulp SF, but also with an interest in using the tropes and trappings for what they…

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  • Lemon

    Lemon

    A person could accuse this film of many things, but false advertising isn't one of them.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    It's sort of tricky to know what to say after this one--on the one hand, I'm pretty sure a lot of other people are articulating things better in their reviews, and on the other hand, I'm still recuperating from the experience of this one. That said, I feel like I should write something, so a few points:

    +I was worried about seeing it in 3D, but the film's color palate is bright enough that it didn't feel like I lost…