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  • Tom Clancy's Without Remorse

    Tom Clancy's Without Remorse

    If I’m being honest this one really sucked. One almost good action sequence, a lot of awful writing (Taylor Sheridan might be falling off?).

    And as a proud viewer of SEVERAL episodes of ZeroZeroZero, I actually do have a taste for the Stefano Sollima nonsense, but there wasn’t nearly enough intrigue or Mogwai to turn this into a vibe. 

    Regardless, one aspect of this movie was truly remarkable, and will stick with me for a long time. When Michael B…

  • Manhunter

    Manhunter

    This one grew a ton on me in second viewing. It’s a really precise film, as expected from Michael Mann, and also really clever at every turn. 

    Petersen’s performance is the aspect that grew on me the most. It’s not at all conventional, and he talks to himself SO MUCH that it shouldn’t work at all. But the way Mann presents the viewer with a mostly empty space and allows Petersen to draw out the killer’s presence through monologue is…

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