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  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story

    ★★★★

    Great pick for Valentine's Day. Up there with "Gone Girl" HAHAHA.

    Definitely belongs in a category with "Midsommar" of films that are excellent on their own but do make you question the director's motivation and accuracy in telling their side of a breakup story.

  • Plus One

    Plus One

    ★★

    It's fine. Some very good scenes floating around in an otherwise sloppy script. Suffers from typical "point camera at comedian and let them be funny" cinematography leading to many dialogue syncing issues that were quite noticeable. Maya Erskine is a gem. Jack Quaid is definitely cuter than his dad. There's a better movie somewhere in the bones of this one.

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  • Alvin and the Chipmunks

    Alvin and the Chipmunks

    ½

    I had to watch this in the hospital with my husband as he was recovering from open heart surgery and I will never forget it for adding misery on top of misery.

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★★

    This is an excessively petty film that, at this point in time, unfortunately can't be divorced from The Discourse™ surrounding it. And it doesn't seem to want to make that separation. Certain story choices are made that, in a vacuum, could have perhaps been more palatable. But when you know those choices were made and referenced specifically due to backlash from the previous films, only missing a wink directly into the camera... It's just intolerable. This is the kind of…