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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★★

    I worry.
    About the future. About the life I can provide for my children. About the love I can give to my wife. About the comfort I can give to my students that they'll always have someone that'll listen to them, in spite of these times of devalued communication.

    And then I see this film. And it reminds me, wrapped in the most beautiful and exciting gift wrapping imaginable, what it is to be human. And it forces me to…

  • Jumanji: The Next Level

    Jumanji: The Next Level

    ★★★★

    As a Dutch kid English language films were off limits for a long time. This was not because I didn't want to see them, but it was mainly due to adults around me assuming I would not be able to understand the nuance of plots because my reading speed would not he fast enough for the subtitles. One of the first English spoken films I saw in the theatres was Back to the Future part 2. I was 12 and…

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  • Frozen

    Frozen

    ★★★

    Daughter 1: Daddy, can we watch Frozen?

    Me: Sure thing, honey. Does your brother want to watch as well?

    Son: What's it about?

    Daughter 1: Oh it's about princesses and true love!

    Son - blank stare-

    Daughter: and there's a snow monster.

    Son: Let's roll.

    -movie finishes, Daughter 1 is blaring Let it Go at the top of her lungs-

    Me: What'd you think, buddy?

    -Son gives me a look-

    Me: C'mon, wasn't that bad was it?

    Son (these are…

  • Grown Ups 2

    Grown Ups 2

    ½

    $246,984,278 worldwide.

    Our species does not deserve to live.