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  • Black Mirror: San Junipero

    Black Mirror: San Junipero

    ★★★★

    On Netflix 

    Most episodes of “Black Mirror” have bummed me out a little, but I saw an article in which this was named the most uplifting episode of the anthology.  Based on the few episodes that I’ve seen so far, I’d say that is a good assessment of this episode.  

    I liked the story, and it went in a direction that was (somehow) both expected and surprising.

  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

    Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

    ★★★½

    On DVD borrowed from the library 

    This film had a lot of funny moments, and the story was solid.  Unfortunately, the last half hour really dragged during the trial scenes.

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★★★½

    ...on Blu-ray with Des, Reggie, and Miriam.

    SOME THOUGHTS ON THE ULTIMATE EDITION:

    I loved the Ultimate Edition of Batman v Superman v much.

    While some of the problems from the theatrical version are still here (like The Martha Incident), the extended edition of this movie is truly better. New scenes help to fill in some of the blanks, and things that had me scratching my head during the original cut finally made sense. I also think my enjoyment of…

  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★½

    at the Champlin movie theater with Ben

    I really disliked the Wonder Woman movie from earlier this year, and this movie was even worse. Nearly nothing worked for me in this film made up of one junk scene followed by another.

    Like "Thor: Ragnarok," the humor was shoved down our throats, but unlike "Thor: Ragnarok," there were very few truly funny lines. I'll admit that I chuckled at the Flash a few times, but when every line he says in…