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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Like most Marvel movies, this one is chock-full of jokes of which only about 30% actually land. They're trying so hard to upstage the original they lose their freshness and the whole becomes an over bloated mess.

    Also, I know the MCU isn't particularly known for their subtlety, but this really suffered from too much on-the-nose dialogue. Whereas the first one did a fairly good job of portraying a sense of family through the various dynamics between the Guardians, this…

  • Johnny Got His Gun

    Johnny Got His Gun

    ★★★★½

    Saw this on 35mm at the Cinematek in Brussels, and while the print wasn't in a very good condition, it was still an incredible experience. Johnny Got His Gun tells the story of Joe Bonham (played by a very young Timothy Bottoms) who lost his arms, legs, half of his face and who knows what else in WWI. The doctors in the army hospital claim he isn't able to feel, move or think and can't experience joy nor pain. So…

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  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★

    Heavy metal cover art come to life.

  • Shaun of the Dead

    Shaun of the Dead

    ★★★★

    Am I wrong to say that fight scene in the pub is the best use of a Queen song in a movie ever?