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  • Josie and the Pussycats

    Josie and the Pussycats

    ★★★★

    This was even better than I had remembered it. Both a viciously snarky satire of the music industry (and consumerist culture in general) and a sincere celebration of friendship. And yeah, I like the music, too. Sue me.

  • The Adventures of Tintin

    The Adventures of Tintin

    ★★★★

    Yep, still really like this. Would still really like to see more.

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  • The Raid

    The Raid

    ★★★★

    For a little while I was afraid I'd misheard and it was gonna be all guns, which would've been boring and just needlessly violent (in a boring way). But then the hand-to-hand stuff started, and all of that was awesome. So yeah. Just enough story to string a nearly 100-minute long fight scene on, and that was enough. Also, it was surprisingly well-paced for basically being a long fight scene, with some breather sections in there at just the right times. Definitely had fun with this.

  • Iron Man 2

    Iron Man 2

    ★★

    I figured I'd go ahead and watch this before The Avengers comes out, since I had missed it in theatres the year it came out. "Missed" isn't the right word. I heard bad things about it and opted not to go. And yeah, this movie is pretty boring, especially for an action movie. There are only like two and a half actual action scenes in it.

    The first hour or so I was kind of bored stiff - there were…