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  • Oldboy
  • La Haine
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  • Spider-Man

    ★★★★

  • Prey

    ★★★

  • Predator

    ★★★★

  • Nope

    ★★★★★

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  • Spider-Man

    Spider-Man

    ★★★★

    Never noticed how similar this feels to the Burton Batman movies, and not just in terms of Elfman’s score. The rich saturation, the pseudo-60s styling, the caricaturist performances. Even in it’s time it felt intentionally retro and watching it again nowadays only compounds that.

  • Prey

    Prey

    ★★★

    “This is as far as you go. No more.”

    Despite being a Fox production, the bones of this kinda feel like “Disney’s Predator”. Here we have a young woman in a community with strict gender roles striving to cross over and prove herself. There’s even a cute animal companion! Neither the writing nor direction do much to elevate this beyond that familiar setup, which means when the Predator isn’t on screen, it can get kind of dull. 

    But when he does…

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  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    Thor: Love and Thunder

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

    Fucking obnoxious and asinine. I could not believe how much this movie made me loathe Taika Waititi for putting all of these good to great actors in the impossible position of blowing raspberries for 98% of a scene, then flipping a sympathy switch for the last 2%. Even Christian Bale, who some swear is the saving grace, is in maybe five scenes? It is not at all enough and he feels even more disconnected from the plot of the film than…

  • Nope

    Nope

    ★★★★★

    Peele really should be the director on that Akira remake.