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  • Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife

    Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife

    ★★★

    In the process of giving birth to one baby girl, my friend became two dudes.

    Ali Wong's energy never lets up here. She's relentless, infectious, and you find yourself wiggling when she wiggles and contorts her body screaming iconic pop culture references. It's funny because I actually want to see more acting work from her because I bet she'd kill it (Black Box doesn't count!)

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    Yeah, third time's truly the charm. At this point, I just look at the parts I loved and think that we've come a long way from 2008. All this really WOULD NOT work if they didn't plan this whole thing out with care for the material and love for the fans. This is the same reason why other cinematic universes don't click or work - because there's no groundwork and foundation. When a character does something in this movie, no…

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  • Down with Love

    Down with Love

    ★★★★

    There's a montage in Down With Love where they, Renee Zellweger's Barbara Novak and Ewan McGregor's Catcher Block, "see" all of the hit musicals during the 1960s in one go. During the latter part of the film, both characters are dancing and getting ready in a sequence set to the music of Astrud Gilberto and Frank Sinatra's Fly Me To The Moon. In both instances, I caught myself smiling at the cheese factor the film's offering to me. Then, I…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★★

    I didn't realize how light The Avengers was until I skimmed through it for The Battle of New York. I mean, sure, you got the Chitauri and Loki, but hindsight is 20/20 and it now feels quaint and cozy compared to when I just graduated high school and was so damn enthralled by six heroes coming together. 2012 me thought The Avengers was epic, like there's nothing that can ever top it ever. Now, some of the effects looked weirdly…