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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★½

    Not so much a review, just me rambling as I sift through some ideas a few days after my first view.

    The Last Jedi is to The Force Awakens as Age of Ultron is to The Avengers. This isn't an assessment of quality, but rather intent and execution.

    Joss Whedon's first team-up spectacular and J.J. Abrams' franchise relaunch are both, for lack of a more elegant term, party movies. They're comforting and crowd-pleasing pieces of entertainment that don't ask too…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★★

    The first viewing is so much a release of pent-up anticipation and endorphins that I’m waiting to rank this until at least a second viewing. I loved how it was about its story maybe even more than the story itself. The entire thing is like a monument to its own history, an odyssey through every corner of the biggest franchise of a generation. Lines of dialogue, shots, and iconic scenes of films past echo through every inch of this behemoth,…

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  • Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

    Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

    ★★★★

    Six years after the rebooted, interconnected DC Animated Movie Universe originated (and peaked) with Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, the end has come in the form a final, worlds-spanning brawl with Darkseid himself. Playing out like a mash-up of Infinity War/Endgame and what I can only imagine is a heaping dose of Zack Snyder's original vision for Justice League, this finale presents an ultimate nightmare scenario, one in which no one is safe because, unlike the MCU climax, this universe…

  • Happiness Continues

    Happiness Continues

    ★★★★

    I WILL be ranking this in my Sophie Turner list, thank you.

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