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  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★★

    I can't overstate how much I love this film. It's certainly not one of Kubrick's best but it's certainly one of my favorites. The aesthetic, the direction, the dreamlike quality. It's a lot to take at once. Tom Cruise has some sexual secret that he hides with a mask of normalcy and must confront the haunting truth that stalks him each day and night and remove the mask of a man sleeping next to his wife. Is he gay as…

  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch

    Gremlins 2: The New Batch

    ★★★★

    Unpopular Opinion: I find Gremlins 2 to be the more enjoyable film.

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  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★★★★

    Believe in truth, believe in justice, believe in love, believe in her.

    Only a step away from perfect and absolutely worth five stars. If the film has a weakness it is not in that's its villains are dull, quite the opposite, but they're disgustingly underutilized. Doctor Poison is a wonderful camp fest and Ares is delightfully sinister although I wish the final confrontation had been done differently and a bit more practically and personal. Because the rest of this film,…

  • Prometheus

    Prometheus

    ★★★

    I've already groaned on about Alien and Aliens a thousand times but I haven't talked about this puppy, mostly because I totally forget a lot of it. There's a crazy android, face huggers/snakes/whatevers. It's all standard Alien stuff trying to be. A bit more. I honestly wish we saw more from the "engineers" and different kinds of life they bred beyond the Xenomorphs. Prometheus is so preoccupied with being an Alien prequel it forgets to be its own thing which…