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  • Smurfs: The Lost Village

    Smurfs: The Lost Village


    Rather good fun, with a surprising number of parallels to be drawn with Annihilation of all things.

  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman


    ‪So much to like about this film, but the weaker parts really show. Diana’s opening speech, for example, is completely meaningless. It’s like voiceover lorem ipsum. ‬

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  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War


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

    Some thoughts:
    — What an inconsequential mess. A dense quiche of a film. 
    — It could all be resolved if the characters just had a conversation, or maybe didn't make huge decisions based on a poorly printed fax.
    — You know those overstuffed and beige ensemble films like New Year's Eve and Valentines Day? It's basically one of those. 
    — Remember how much fun the first Captain America film was? Yeah, we're a long way from there now. Dour is…

  • Mute



    I desperately wanted to like this, but … ack. Fantastic production design, but the world building was a little bit all over the place. Wildly inconsistent futurism, veering from cold war starkness to overfamiliar neon Blade Runneriness. 

    Still, great to see Paul Rudd in a more serious role. Really creepy. Someone push him in front of Scorsese or PTA at once.