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  • Thor

    Thor

    ★★

    Maybe I don’t care.

    Loki, as far as I can tell in Thor, is a painfully uninteresting antagonist who comes across as a petulant child in his logic, yet ironically belives his broher to be the real danger to Asgard’s welfare. 

    Thor isn’t as compelling as a hero as Captain America, but there’s an arc present for him that I can identify with.

    The melodramatic dialogue between the Asgardians is boring and trite, but whenever there are interactions between the…

  • Captain America: The First Avenger

    Captain America: The First Avenger

    ★★★

    I’ve desperately wanted a movie based on the game Wolfenstein: The New Order, so I guess this is as good as it’s going to get for me.

    I’m making a real effort to get into the Marvel Cinematic Universe because I’ve only watched Guardians of the Galaxy and Spiderman: Homecoming, and I want to be able watch Infinity War like all the cool kids.

    There is some jarring CGI in Captain America, particularly the backgrounds and Chris Evan’s head on…

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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★½

    A cinematic onslaught on the senses

    I’ve seen people label mother! as pretentious, but it’s not pretending to be something it isn’t. Darren Aronofsky means for the film’s abrasive message to be blatant and in our face so there’s no mistake about it. He wants us to experience what he feels, and Aronofsky does that by removing all subtlety from this work. I mean look at the names of the characters, he’s not exactly trying to hide anything.

    Although mother!

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    ★★★★½

    Brie Larson can rip my heart out of my chest, and I'd be totally fine with it.