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  • Casablanca
  • Chasing Amy
  • Before Midnight
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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  • The Green Knight

    ★★

  • F9

    ★½

  • Love & Basketball

    ★★★

  • John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City

    ★★★★

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  • F9

    F9

    ★½

    Just make Tokyo drift 2 or something

  • Cruella

    Cruella

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    THE FUTURE.

    Disney’s latest villain-ess live-action reimagining comes in the form of the evil 101 Dalmatian’s baddie: Cruella de Vil.

    It’s spelled devil, but pronounced de Vil. 

    Cruella 
    boasts the reuniting of director Craig Gillespie and his I, Tonya cinematographer Nicolas Karakatsanis. It shows. It’s an incredibly personal character-piece, which hits beats similar to Gillespie’s Oscar-nominated biopic I, Tonya. 

    The fine thread that neatly sews Cruella together is Emma Stone’s unhinged performance as the title character. After being attached to the project…

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  • Hellboy

    Hellboy

    ½

    Absolutely painful in every sense of the word. Some of the worst editing I’ve ever witnessed in my life. Maybe one of the worst blockbusters I’ve ever seen. Fuck.

  • Shazam!

    Shazam!

    ★★

    “Shazam!” oh you poor soul, where do I begin. 
    I don’t hate “Shazam!” I hate all of the wasted potential “Shazam!” offers. It feels like a really poor attempt at replicating the Raimi magic. It opens with an awkward set-up for it’s boring villain, Dr. Sivana. Mark Strong is, uh, strong as Dr. Sivana, and his counter Zachary Levi is perfect as Shazam. There’s no one that could’ve embraced this character better than Levi. It’s apparent he loves the character,…