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  • Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    ★★★★

    Yet another fun, entertaining adventure, full of cool action scenes and nice character moments. It's what Marvel is still doing and is gonna keep on doing until who knows when. But you know what? I think that they're getting pretty good at using their formula all over again, as they're continuously improving on it and thus perfecting it. They may have made some mistakes in the past, but you're not exactly seeing them being repeated once they're pointed out. One…

  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado

    Sicario: Day of the Soldado

    ★★★★

    What the first Sicaro did very well was that it was a great study in something something about human condition. Now, there is also something something about the same condition to be found in here, but the only problem with this is that you're not gonna get the same stunning cinematography, the same stunning performances and the same stunning hopelessness in atmosphere as in the first installment (which was supposed to be the only one, while this could have worked…

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  • American Made

    American Made

    ★★★★★

    Doug Liman, my man!

    I don't even know where to begin with this one, it just had so much in it, and it was all handled with grace. The many but flawless-enough tonal shifts, the sheer ridiculousness of the true (!) story, Tom Cruise's excellently charming performance (Dear Tom, just quit Universal and go work with Liman for the rest of your career, please, thank you), the off-kilter directing style (surprisingly unconventional for such a mainstream flick), the laugh-out-loud humor,…

  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ★★★★

    Finally got to see The Shining in 3D. It was awesome, but there were some weird dudes in futuristic suits running around most of the time. I guess they dug up one of those unifinished cuts or whatever and restored the thing. Oh, well. Had fun, nonetheless. Would recommend!