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  • Inglourious Basterds

    Inglourious Basterds

    ★★★★½

    Watching the ending a day after two (TWO!) mass shootings gave it a weird feeling.

  • Batman & Robin

    Batman & Robin

    Inspired by Patrick Willems’ video, I’m going to come out as someone who thinks Batman & Robin is underrated. Still definitely not a GOOD movie, but it’s creative and fun and aware of how ridiculous it is. It’s a neon-saturated Adam West Batman. Gonna avoid rating it because I haven’t actually watched it in at least a decade and I don’t want to overcommit to being a B&R apologist, but based on memory I’ll tentatively say Two ½  to Three Stars ie “Much more entertaining than BvS or Suicide Squad”

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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I usually the hate the “The book is better than the movie” guy, but I just read the book before watching this and I don’t think the movie captured the important parts of the book well at all, nor was it particularly interesting in its own right.

    The point of the book for me was that the patients were mostly not-crazy — they were troubled, self-conscious, stressed, and beaten down to the point where they were all afraid to speak…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    First half or so: Pretty good character development seeing how everyone deals with the Snappening, losing hope, gaining hope, thinking about past loved ones. Got to see a new side to several of characters. There’s actually next to no action for most of the movie, which is definitely unusual for Marvel and they used a lot of this space well.


    Second half or so: Like 80% fanservice. A lot of the fanservice helped with characterization, but there was tons of…