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  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Solaris
  • Fight Club
  • Synecdoche, New York

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  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2

    ★★★½

  • Men

    ★★

  • Identity

    ★½

  • Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

    ★★★½

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  • Men

    Men

    ★★

    Jessie Buckley is having a weird career. Her second film from a famed 2000s screenwriter who masterfully blended the arthouse and populist crowds with guidance from sturdy directors who went on to have an auteur career that involved the writer working untethered to refine their previous themes with two excellent films before trotting out a Buckley-starring third, lesser film trying to move past their wheelhouse, the first being Charlie Kaufman's I'm Thinking of Ending Things, is a strange time at…

  • Morbius

    Morbius

    Jared Leto is credited as an executive producer which implies he used his own money in some way to fund this movie and if you don’t believe he should be in jail for being a sex offender than believe it for this at least.

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  • The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give

    ★★½

    'Crowdpleasing' has never been a term I particularly liked, especially outside of the four-quadrant blockbusters. Whenever a drama, especially a drama that deals with serious issues gets called 'crowdpleasing', it usually means that the issues and themes have been pacified enough that it's not going to piss off anyone for the sake of making an extra buck or two. But I was hopeful walking into The Hate U Give. In a year where we have had three films that tackled…

  • Joker

    Joker

    How do you rate a film like this? If we’re feigning objectivity like white guys talking movies on the internet tend to do, Joker should be commended for doing exactly what it sets out to do. It’s bleak, well put together, and pretty to look at.

    But we’re not feigning objectivity, or praising unique things for the sake of being unique. I disagree with this movie on a fundemental atomic level. It doesn’t believe in anything. It is antithetical to…