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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming


    I had a lot of fun and it's nice to finally have Spidey swinging around the MCU. Sam Raimi's Spider-Man movies will always hold a special place in my heart (yes, even 3) but this time we get a Peter Parker in a world where he isn't the only superhero and I feel like that takes some much needed weight off the character. It also gives us a chance to have some fun in the MCU without all the weight…

  • Hercules



    Changes to the source material aside, this is a weird movie. My youngest brother was obsessed with "Percules" when he was little so I'd seen this before. More than once, in various chunks. Maybe it's because it's the topic du jour but this viewing was the first time I was struck by how much commentary Disney's Hercules has on toxic masculinity and the mistreatment of women. 'Meg' is practically wearing a #metoo shirt, 20 years before it was a thing.…

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  • John Wick

    John Wick


    Crazy action with minimal story. It plays out like the ultimate badass fantasy of a 13 year old boy that plays too many video games. It's entertaining but lacks the fun of Shoot 'Em Up by taking itself too seriously.

  • The Matrix

    The Matrix


    This one hasn't aged very well. The ideas and concepts are still engaging but man the dialogue is Star-Wars-prequel-bad in many places. Lots of awkward exposition and just flat performances. Trinity appears to be on quaaludes most of the time. I couldn't wait for most of the peripheral characters to be killed. Sorry if that spoiled anything for you but the movie gets better from there.
    The special effects are still cool but even there, a lot of rough matte…