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  • Two Weeks Notice

    Two Weeks Notice

    ★★

    Personal scavenger hunt: “A film you hated when you were younger, but are ready to give a second chance”

    I hated it when some teachers played it for a class when I was about 11 because I didn’t much care for Hugh Grant, Sandra Bullock, romcoms or even romance in general. I like all of those things now, and no longer believe a film needs explosions to be good.

    So while I still don’t like this, it’s for all-new reasons.…

  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    ★★

    I really, really wanted to feel the giddy fun space romp vibes of Guardians of the Galaxy but it ended up as dragging as The Phantom Menace. Actually, give Besson that James Gunn script and Disney might have a third Guardians to be proud of.

    Loved the Big Market, Ethan Hawke, Rihanna and all the visuals, but this rivals Jupiter Ascending as failing to deliver on the potential sci-fi good times.

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  • Noah

    Noah

    ★★★★

    Finally, a film that's better than the book.

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★★

    There should be a thousand films that start with Poe Dameron being amazing and cocky and destroying fascism. Until 2015, no such movie existed. Now we have two, and that's progress.