Matt has written 4 reviews for films rated ★★★½ during 2021.

  • Cruella

    Cruella

    ★★★½

    Cruella serves as one of the more subversive Disney reboots that has come out in recent memory. Even if it tends to borrow plot elements from other films, they feel decently executed enough to a point where the film treats itself like its own thing. Along with decent enough writing, there is a solid amount of entertainment value due to the film’s energetic directing, good humor, and strong performances, particularly from Emma Stone & Emma Thompson. Stone, in particular, makes the…

  • Army of the Dead

    Army of the Dead

    ★★★½

    Was surprised by how much i liked Army Of The Dead. Good practical effects/action scenes, decent storytelling, and a great soundtrack along with solid humor. Not perfect by any means (ex. the pacing), but i was completely satisfied with it.

    2021 is pretty much the year where Zack Snyder has finally redeemed himself.

  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★★½

    This might come as a shock to you guys but I don’t have as many thoughts about this as i thought i would. All i can say it was pretty... good... ish??? Definitely an improvement over Joss Whedon’s version, that’s for sure. I have it at an 8/10 for now, but could lower it to a 7/10 if i give it more thought (also a potential review if i’m up to it).

  • A Hard Day's Night

    A Hard Day's Night

    ★★★½

    One of the most delightful films i’ve seen in God knows how long. Such a damn good time. Rating could go up on a rewatch tbh