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  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park

    ★★★★½

    Spielberg Marathon
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    90/100

    YouTube review of Jurassic Park... www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEhx_0O8bVI

    Well, my rating went up on this rewatch!

    In the past, I have said that I thought Jurassic Park was a little overhyped, that I appreciated the film on a technical level but had a lot of story issues and that I actually preferred some of the Jurassic Park sequels over Spielberg's original film!

    Well, this rewatch essentially liberated my original opinion!

    Because let's face it, Jurassic Park is freaking…

  • Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island

    Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island

    ★★★★½

    87/100

    YouTube review of Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island... www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBOTm-7OWpk

    Was in a Scooby-Doo kick after mildly enjoying Scoob. I've actually never seen Zombie Island before despite it being a fan favorite and was released during my childhood years.

    Finally saw it, and I was super impressed with this one. The mystery was engaging, the animation was surprisingly striking for a direct-to-video release, there's catchy songs in its soundtrack, and I just love how subversive this narrative is. This is a…

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  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

    Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

    ★★★★½

    An animated animal movie, made by the crudest animation studio ever, with no dialogue coming from our main horse characters except some cheesy narration from Matt Damon, a 100% serious plot with very little slapstick gags, alongside some top-quality and jaw-dropping mixtures of 2D animated characters and CG-animated landscapes, some high emotional trauma with sequences that rival How to Train Your Dragon, and the bizarre collaboration of music provided by Hans Zimmer and Bryan Adams of all people.

    One of DreamWorks' most spectacular and highly underrated films to date.


    "I couldn't believe it. One minute I was free and the next: More ropes."

    9/10 (near-flawless)

  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    ★★★★★

    I will never understand the mentality of modern filmgoers. They'll say they want something original and different, but when an original and different film comes out, they'll complain that it is weird, silly, and bonkers, even though the sequel or remake they just watched has the same elements and the love the living crap out of it (like Guardians 2, for instance).

    That's why I'm bummed that films like King Arthur: Legend of the Sword flopped, because in my eyes,…