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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    ★★★★

    Extremely entertaining and delivers a likeable Peter Parker. Lacks a lot of heart, though.

  • The Perfect Date

    The Perfect Date

    ★★

    Noah Centineo deserves better projects.

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  • Christopher Robin

    Christopher Robin

    For the kid (i.e. me) who grew up being decked out in all Pooh things in school out of sheer love for the pants-less bear, this A.A. Milne piece is still something clearly remembered:

    “Wherever I am, there's always Pooh,
    There's always Pooh and Me.
    Whatever I do, he wants to do,
    'Where are you going today?' says Pooh:
    'Well, that's very odd 'cos I was too.
    Let's go together,' says Pooh, says he.
    'Let's go together,' says Pooh.”

    So…

  • Still Walking

    Still Walking

    ★★★★★

    When Koreeda invites you to be the guest in a family’s home, you sit still, watch, and listen. Within just a day’s visit, while not much is explicitly said, a whole lot is communicated with the way you get to see each family member. Subtext is subtle but clear. Very clear. Why can’t all films be like this?*

    For me, this film is also a study on contrasts. With multiple characters dealing with the same issues, it naturally makes you…