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Reviews written by Aaron Hunt

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Aaron Hunt   February 10, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
4.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
4.5
Production 
 
5.0

The Red Turtle

The red turtle provides love & comfort but is aloof at the incident of death. Death is merely a motion in the cycle. This is why many viewers describe the...

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Aaron Hunt   January 06, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
5.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
5.0

Silence

The film will live and be remembered like so few films truly are, despite this. Remembered for the way it can make a screen read left to right like a...

Aaron Hunt   December 16, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
3.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.5
Direction 
 
3.0
Production 
 
4.0

Star Wars should never feel routine

Rogue One teases a bit of dirt and grime into an operatic franchise built on Cristallo glass -- but primarily confirms the beginning of an over encumbering fat that'll soon...

Aaron Hunt   December 07, 2016
(Updated: December 07, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
4.9
Entertainment Value 
 
5.0
Story/Writing 
 
5.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
5.0
Production 
 
5.0

Second Opinion

Park Chan Wook’s The Handmaiden pirouettes three languages: Korean, Japanese, and English, even, when the pain calls for it. It tells one story, it is flat and singular, Wook twists...

Aaron Hunt   December 07, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
4.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
4.5
Production 
 
4.5

The new American Drama done right

What do we desire from these films? Why do we seek to cry over the safety and fantasy of a diaspora separate from our own? Manchester doesn’t ask these questions,...

Aaron Hunt   November 19, 2016
(Updated: November 19, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Entertainment Value 
 
5.0
Story/Writing 
 
5.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
5.0
Production 
 
5.0

Festival Reviews

Outstanding/Diverse Lineup at this year's Denver Film Festival.

Aaron Hunt   September 02, 2016
(Updated: September 02, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Entertainment Value 
 
2.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
2.5
Production 
 
4.5

The Light Between Oceans

Cianfrance Fans, see it.

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Aaron Hunt   August 26, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
4.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.0

Good Horror

If The Witch and It Follows were too 'artsy' for you, Don't Breathe has the visceral thrills you're looking for.

Aaron Hunt   August 17, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
4.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
4.5
Production 
 
4.0

There's still quality left at the end of the summer

A side note: Chris Pine is actually good in this... Not that he isn't in his other roles, but he seems better suited to someone more studied than wisecracking. ...

Aaron Hunt   August 03, 2016
(Updated: August 03, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
1.8
Entertainment Value 
 
1.0
Story/Writing 
 
1.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.0
Direction 
 
1.0
Production 
 
3.0

Posturing: Unforgivable amidst provocation

Do I mention that it's beautifully shot and competently acted? If it's this fundamentally broken, does it matter?

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