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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★★

    After finishing this, I felt like I was just waiting for it to end and move on while at the same time, enjoying chunks of it yet it wasn't memorable....so in other words, a decent summer blockbuster. The problem may be that while the first introduced us to this new world and its characters, the second is basically more of the same and some of its gimmicks aren't strong enough to stick out on their own (the bright colours, the…

  • About Elly

    About Elly

    ★★★★

    Split into two halves, a slightly shorter intro to the characters going out for a nice weekend at the beach and generally being obnoxious and annoying and a second half where they try to cover for the complicated fallout of an incident....complicated being the key word because every story progression in the second half is accompanied by some sort of complication making it more difficult for the groups of friends. The opening was more confusing and dizzying for me than…

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  • Dogville

    Dogville

    ★★★★½

    Von Tier's pessimistic view of human nature and whatever other philosophy he attempts to explore in this film is merely a background for me that I didn't get much out of compared to how riveting and fun the actual story is. I mean to say that I don't necessarily agree with him and his black/white portrayal of characters or morality for chunks of this movie but I like where the movie ends up in the end. I can't agree with…

  • My Man Godfrey

    My Man Godfrey

    ★★★½

    There's a fine line between fun and annoying for classic fast-paced screwball comedies and My Man Godfrey is charming enough to walk that line (minus the mother who actually is annoying, also, what's with the high pitched voices mothers always have in these films?). The rich awkward family is hard to relate to but a good charade to see from the adorably lovestruck and silly younger daughter played by Carole Lombard to the flubbergasted father and the coniving yet somehow…