All in all a terrible year. (really.)

Recommend that you might not have seen:
1 – A Ghost Story (very indy) My Fave.
2 – Get Out (a little indy) Loved it. (Steppford Wives)
3 – Free Fire (very indy) (british + hong kong + LA)

I liked but …eh:
1 – Life. (Really.) A production on B movie. Good.
2 – American Made. (Really) Enjoyed it.

I wanted to like, but didn’t.
1 – Blade Runner 2049 – omfg lame plot line – horrible.
2 – Alien covenant…. ruined the mythos.
3 – It… Weak.
4 – Dunkirk… He did nothing wrong, sorry.
5 – Dark Tower. Lost Opportunity of the year. Lame.

I expected to be horrible and was ok.
1 – Atomic Blonde
2 – The Snowman
3 – Shot Caller
4 – Good Time
5 – You were never really here
6 – A cure for wellness
7 – Wind River
8 – Unlocked

I expected to be weak and they were bad:
1 – John Wick … ok. failure to combine western action with hong kong – seems to be a theme of late. Great gun moves, otherwise ridiculous.
2 – Ghost in the shell. a) she isn’t attractive even with the plastic surgery, b) the … oh forget it. it’s horrible.
3 – Valerian. a) casting. b) story. And from Luc Besson? omfg.
4 – Resident Evil …. the undead need to die, and so does every movie after the first.
5 – King Arthur. Ok Interesting actors – absolutely sh–t script, by a director who should know better.
6 – Murder on the Orient Express.
7 – The Circle
8 – Split
9 – Raw

I expected to be horrible and didn’t bother:
1 – everything and anything comic-book. Sorry. We had Conan, Epic, Creepy. Superhero Comics were for … well. Criticism earned.
2 – All the usual postmodern character-study dramas…. sorry. Most were unwatchable.

I haven:t seen:
1 – disaster whatever
2 – daniel day lewis’ last movie.

LESSON OF THE YEAR
1 – Ridley Scott needs to retire. Like, five years ago.
2 – Postmodernism is over when myth returns. They hate myth. Myth requires sacrifice by heroes.
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