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  • Housesitters



    Do-it-yourself micro-budget horror filmmakers have a license to be weird, but even by this standard, HOUSESITTERS is an odd duck. The plot—a pair of callow millennials (played by co-writers Jamie Jirak and Annie Watkins) take what looks to be a sweet housesitting gig only to find themselves pawns in a ritual enacted by an evil magician—looks standard enough. But I haven't mentioned the sitters' gay porn obsession, or the strains of weed named after Italian crime movies from the '70s,…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War


    Think of the MCU as a season of TV with INFINITY WAR and AVENGERS 4 as the two-part finale, with all the plusses and minuses that entails. The good news is you get a lot of great fight scenes and set-pieces and a few questions from previous films answers.

    The bad news is, one of the jobs AVENGERS 4 is going to have is to reset most of the changes INFINITY WAR makes in a satisfying manner. Ultimately the heightened stakes are an illusion, because we know most of the consequences will be reversed. But it's fun while it lasts.

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  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    Fifty Shades of Grey


    This is pretty awful. It's like watching two hot people with no personalities who can't act pretend to have chemistry with each other, and every so often they have a parody of kinky sex with each other to relieve the monotony.

  • Godzilla