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  • Space Warriors Baldios

    Space Warriors Baldios

    ★★★

    With this touted as the big proper conclusion to Baldios after the series got cancelled and cut short, I was somewhat disappointed to find the new material rather underwhelming.

    Of course, the new material only occupies the last 40ish minutes (maybe 20 really) and some reanimated/added scenes here and there, along with subtly altered/mashed together/reordered episodes and sequences to streamline the story and have Marin take Aphrodia to Earth during the part where he is kidnapped. But essentially, a lot…

  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★★★½

    Everyone in this movie really just needs to chill tf out.

    Also, Matthew Broderick’s voice as Simba is unrecognizable in this movie; you would never have believed he was the guy who killed 2 people in a car crash in Ireland.

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  • 5 Centimeters per Second

    5 Centimeters per Second

    ★★

    After sampling a few of his other works, (Garden of Words and Voices of a Distant Star) I was unimpressed by Shinkai's narrative style; it never seems to find meaty writing and a balance in pacing - with Voices of a Distant Style being far too rushed in general and Garden of Words taking it's leisurely time with scenery porn and asinine slice of life events and then springing forth in urgency with a sudden (somewhat manipulative, obvious and contrived)…

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★

    This is what counts for a film these days? 

    Like, yeah there's a few tense moments, but you can't make a 100 minute film about an event following 3 perspectives and don't characterize them like at all and just have a lot of plot-less "tense" scenes. I don't want to watch 100 minutes of a bunch of nobodies shooting people, being shot at, and rescuing people, there's nothing to it, I simply don't care. It's just a bunch of action…