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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

  • Man Up

    ★★★

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★

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  • MFKZ

    MFKZ

    ★★

    MFKZ is an anime you’d pick up in a video store, look at, and shrug. In what would be an interesting French-Japanese collaboration otherwise, MFKZ marries an adaptation of the French co-director and writer Guillaume "Run" Renard’s own comic with the production that includes the work of Studio 4[degrees]C, Who in turn have made some brilliant anime in the past.

    Here, however, is a bit half baked. MFKZ feels like hyper-juvenile filmmaking. Where fun dialogue is replaced with pointless expletives…

  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    A Star is Born (2018) is a movie I don’t get but the rest of film criticism seems to. Apparently it’s a revelation, Cooper’s directorial debut is apparently stellar with a deep, rich story, apparently it’s Oscar worthy.

    Pfft.

    The thing about A Star is Born is that even ignoring it’s a remake, it feels like a million movies you’ve seen and doesn’t do anything new, and it doesn’t really do it better.

    It has pacing issues, it feels hollow,…