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  • Ocean's 8

    Ocean's 8

    ★★★½

    Ocean's 8 is a fun time at the movies! It starts a bit slow, I like the second half much more. The heist is cool and a bit low key, but still a thrill to watch it all go down. Some of the scenes are a bit awkward, but all the different ladies are great in their roles. Awkwafina as Constance is my favorite - I always like a good ole tactile thief, who works physical hacks and lifts, reminds…

  • Set It Up

    Set It Up

    ★★★½

    This is charming, and funny, but still a little cliche. It was obvious from the start what was going to happen the whole film, and I like the nice twists they throw in. I don't think it reinvents the wheel or anything, but it's better than I was expecting and smarter than it really looks. Worth a watch if you want something light and fun and heartwarming.

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  • Upgrade

    Upgrade

    ★★★★

    This was awesome. An original concept for an indie sci-fi film with realistic dialogue, badass action, and some slick cinematography. It's much more heavy sci-fi than I expected it to be, and not all-out action. It has a good story and great performance from Logan Marshall-Green that keeps you entranced and intrigued, eventually getting to some unforgettable moments. This is best seen in the theater if you can catch it that way.

  • Incredibles 2

    Incredibles 2

    ★★★★

    This didn't wow me like the first movie. It's very entertaining, an outstanding movie about parenting. But it lacks the magic and genuine emotions of the first. Feels a bit like more of the same, not as original, though still extremely fun to watch. I don't know, maybe I need to watch it again. The plot with the Screenslaver villain is very timely and smart, but the way it plays out isn't that interesting. I wanted to love this more than I did, but I'm not sure why it didn't ever impress me the way most Pixar movies do. Oh well.