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  • The Last Dance

    The Last Dance

    ★★★★

    ESPN 30 for 30 docs are my jam, so of course I dug this. It's also been really nice mental health-wise for me, with the pandemic outside and my Dad in the hospital for the rest of the year (for non-COVID reasons), to have something light yet engaging and exciting to watch on a weekly basis with folks both friend and discourse-wise for the past month. That's not influenced the score either way, I just wanted the Internet to know…

  • Scoob!

    Scoob!

    Roll up roll up for the animated event most befitting 2020!

    A garishly coloured, lifelessly animated, cynically corporate and charmlessly outdated clichéd slice of irony-overdosed dreck that dares to answer the question "what if the 2016 Ratchet & Clank movie was somehow even more boringly atrocious?"

    Run, don't walk, to your nearest digital storefront and you too can be astounded that SCOOB! is somehow not even the best Scooby Doo movie to feature an Outkast needle-drop!

    Marvel at a screenplay that…

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  • Gorillaz: Reject False Icons

    Gorillaz: Reject False Icons

    ★★

    Look, my dudes, I get that there's a market for overlong, flashily-edited, pointless YouTube travel vlogs nowadays but they typically don't ask money for the privilege of viewing them.

  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

    Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

    ★★★★½

    Why in God's name did we not let Angela Robinson make another film for 12 years when she is this fucking good at it?! To summarise, in this film she had to:

    • subtly queer and feminise the bland heterosexual masculine gaze of the Period Great Man Biopic in a manner that is steamy as all hell yet never feels exploitative or done for base titilation of male audience members
    • communicate and explore polyamory and BDSM culture in a…