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  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Crazy Rich Asians

    ★★★★½

    It seems like each year, there's at least one in the dreaded romantic comedy that does catch my eye and I actually enjoy the effort it brings to the table. Last year, it was The Big Sick, and in 2018, it's Crazy Rich Asians.

    Much has been said already about how this movie is a step in the right direction in celebrating the casting of talented Asian actors in a film that celebrates their culture (which is great), but my…

  • I Love Lucy: The Movie

    I Love Lucy: The Movie

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    I Love Lucy: Season 2
    (1952-1953)


    Man, I'm just amazed that 60+ years after these episodes originally aired, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, and crew still manage to make me freaking crack up at every single gag, joke, and situation involved, which is the sign of a timeless TV classic.

    I'm sure all you well-versed in comedy have their favorite moments in this series, and there's quite a bit of them in Season 2. From…

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  • Star Wars

    Star Wars

    ★★★★★

    Reviewing the Commentary #1:
    Star Wars- commentary provided by writer/director George Lucas, Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), sound designer Ben Burtt, and effects director of photography Dennis Muren

    What I learned the most from this experience- Chewbacca's roars were provided by different bears, the lightsaber effects were provided painstakingly frame by frame via traditionally animated drawing cells, it took days for Carrie Fisher to get that hologram message scene right, Lucas' belief that Star Wars is not a sci-fi movie, his…

  • 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,…