Favorite films

  • Superman
  • The Princess Bride
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

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  • Saw V

    ★★½

  • Saw IV

    ★★★★

  • Saw III

    ★★★★

  • Rabbit Romeo

    ★★★★

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★★

    The Great Superhero Watch Adjacent

    I find myself in a precarious position with this film. More so with any Marvel Cinematic Universe installment to date, I feel like it's getting more and more like these movies are being tailor-made for people who are already fans -- not just of the movies, but of the characters and the brand and all the ancillary media -- and it's at the point where I have to question whether somebody who isn't already invested…

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★½

    The Great Superhero Watch Adjacent

    Like The Dark Knight, this is less of a superhero movie and more of a crime drama set in Gotham City. But as dark as Christopher Nolan got, this movie is even more brutal, more grim, and more uncompromising. It's part serial killer mystery and part conspiracy thriller, and it has one of the most realistic and plausible supervillain schemes I've ever seen in a movie like this. While I agree with the general sentiment…

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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…

  • Michael Jackson's Halloween

    Michael Jackson's Halloween

    ★★

    Remember those Diet Coke ads where they used special effects to bring back a dead celebrity? This is the shitty Halloween special version of that.