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  • Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok

    ★★★

    A conundrum: shocked that this truly goofy combination of "Flash Gordon" and "Abbott and Costello Meet Thor" made it to the big screen at all – and yet, wish Waititi had more emphatically deconstructed/reinvented the superhero-action movie.

    Awarding it the extra half star and getting the Like despite the fact that if I'm being brutally honest, my 3D IMAX screening was borderline unbearable. Reviewed with Josh on upcoming Filmspotting #655.

  • It

    It

    ★★★½

    Discussed here on Filmspotting #648 along with our Top 5 Stephen King Movie Scares.

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  • Sing Street

    Sing Street

    ★★★★★

    Everyone is going to get so sick of me talking about this movie.

  • Before Sunset

    Before Sunset

    ★★★★★

    Forget finally confronting "Upstream Color," or the eventual Sacred Cow conversation about "2001"... Having completed my "Before Sunrise/Sunset" homework, I can't imagine anything more daunting than seeing and discussing "Midnight." I find I'm utterly incapable of talking about these films in a rational, analytical way. Remember Ebert's joyous opening to his "Almost Famous" review?

    Oh, what a lovely film. I was almost hugging myself while I watched it.

    That's me with "Sunrise/Sunset", except instead of an impulse to hug myself,…