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  • A Hidden Life
  • The Blue Planet
  • The Emperor's New Groove
  • The Tree of Life

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  • Little Women

    ★★★★

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★½

  • Babies

    ★★★½

  • The Peanuts Movie

    ★★★★½

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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★★

    A great watch! Really really important modern rehashing of a powerful story for women, if at times a bit on the nose. I really enjoyed that every character made me feel conflicted! They’re so unforgiving of each other one moment and deeply empathetic in the next. In its finality, too, the character growth was satisfying to see, even if the pacing felt rushed at times.

    I did feel the film gave far more attention to Jo and Amy than to Beth…

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★½

    A little better than I remember! Soundtrack is kinda nice and action is really impressively choreographed. Not a fan of the CGI blahfest at the end but alas! A fun watch with the RAs over thanksgiving break 🥰 See previous review for more critiques

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★½

    Wowza. Take the world building and scope of Tolkien’s LOTR, the ensemble cast of the MCU, the patience of Paterson, and the tone and style of Bladerunner 2049 or Arrival, and you get something like this. Need I say more?









    Yes. :) The MUSIC. From the first scene I knew Zimmer had yet again done something special. The number of just bizarre and novel sounds that came out of this film, both in score and in sound design (shoutout to Theo Green)…

  • Eternals

    Eternals

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Ambitious, but really bloated and kinda lifeless at times. So many characters, so much new world-building, too many villains, tons of background, lots of themes, etc. I went in with pretty low expectations, so I wasn’t horribly disappointed, but this didn’t make me pumped for the MCU’s future either. But hey! At least theatres are open again. That’s pretty neat. The film also had some pretty sweet visuals and an occasional compelling scene. The cast was also pretty diverse and…