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  • Pop Up Santa Holiday Special

    Pop Up Santa Holiday Special

    ★★★★

    It's sappy, emotional, and manipulative, and damned if it doesn't work. I cried twice. Bring tissues, especially if you're a parent.

  • A StoryBots Christmas

    A StoryBots Christmas

    ★★★½

    Seriously, how many times HAS Ed Asner played Santa by now?

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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    ★★★★½

    NO SPOILERS: This isn't exactly your father's Spider-Man. He's still funny, and he's still smart. He's agile and energetic, and Tom Holland is clearly having fun in the role. But this is part of the MCU, so his motivations have been tweaked accordingly. Unlike Spider-Man in the previous movies or the earlier days of the comics, this is a kid who grew up in a world where Iron Man and the Avengers exist, and his attitudes reflect that. But he…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★½

    2018 Superhero Rewatch Adjacent.

    There will be no spoilers here. Honestly, so much happens in this movie that even if I WANTED to post spoilers, I wouldn't know where to start. But I will say that Infinity War gave me exactly what I wanted in ways that I never expected. It felt like a comic book crossover come to life, only better planned and executed than most of them. The film is fast, often funny, sometimes gut-wrenching, and if I didn't have an 8-month-old baby to find a sitter for, I would be going back to watch it three more times this weekend.