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  • Vox Lux

    Vox Lux

    ★★★½

    "I think I need some new stuff to counteract the old stuff."

    There's not a lot of new stuff here, but the old stuff works well enough that it doesn't need much counteraction. Yes, teenage girls who get a taste of fame can be recklessly impulsive. Ditto teen stars who grow into young adulthood in the glare of the spotlight. What writer/director Barry Corbet (an actor himself) cannily does is skip over the 16 years in between the filming of…

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★

    "In our own way, we are all Spider-Man."

    I am completely on board for a Spider-Man Noir spinoff. Just saying, Sony.

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  • Gaslight

    Gaslight

    What's that? You say there's a movie called Gaslight? Sorry, dear. Never heard of it. You must have imagined the whole thing.

  • Saving Christmas

    Saving Christmas

    This "film" has a running time of about 79 minutes. Here's how that breaks down:

    5.5% - Kirk Cameron's smug, hot chocolate-obsessed introduction
    3% - A seemingly unmotivated cutaway to what looks like a much more interesting movie but is, in fact, not (Bonus: We get to see this footage again in its entirety when it's placed in the proper context)
    2.5% - Cheaply animated opening credits set to a ska cover of "Silent Night"
    7.5% - Kirk's "brother-in-law" --…