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  • Paddington 2

    Paddington 2

    ★★★★½

    What’s this? The sweetest, most wholesome thing I’ve ever seen? Huh.

  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★½

    This is like the movie that I hoped Spotlight wouldn't be. It's a great story, the performances are great and thematically, Spielberg does a great job of establishing the characters and the stakes of the world through visuals and performances, and then takes a 10 minute break to explain to the audience everything it had set up so elegantly beforehand.

    Other than that, I love some of the ideas present here. I love the breaking down of the relationships between…

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  • Collateral Beauty

    Collateral Beauty

    ½

    PRETENTIOUS
    pre·ten·tious
    prəˈten(t)SHəs/
    adjective
    attempting to impress by affecting greater importance, talent, culture, etc., than is actually possessed.

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    I hate that word. I think it's horribly misused by people when describing media that they just don't quite "get".

    But this. This damn movie. This is exactly the kind of preachy, pandering bullshit that studios think they can churn out in December and collect awards come February. For what it's worth, I hope no one sees it and I hope…

  • Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast

    ★½

    It's a damn shame what Disney is doing with these live-action reboots. It's a damn shame they took one as good and beloved as Beauty and the Beast and turned it into a lackluster and poorly stitched together mess of green screens and charmless melodrama.

    I mean I really wish this was better than it is, but there's just so many poor choices in the script and direction of the film. I could see every green screen in this film…