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  • Revenge of the Nerds

    Revenge of the Nerds

    Impressively unfunny and a waste of time in just about every respect.
    I get that attitudes and thoughts about date rape were different in 80s comedies but it does not forgive the constant sexism, racism, homophobia, (and so on and so on) and just lack of anything human.
    There's nothing funny in this at all.
    Revenge of the Nerds does the impossible by somehow making Talking Heads' Burning Down the House and making even that sound stale.

  • Life Is Sweet

    Life Is Sweet

    ★★★½

    I can't accurately rate this.
    3.5 feels too low but a 4 feels too high.
    It hits much too close to home. I'm not going to go into why, for sake of spoilers and because the people following me don't deserve to have to read more of my drivel and rambling about my personal life; but this was really tough. I can't even really write properly about this.

    Mike Leigh's fantastic when it comes to titles. Naked is about the…

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  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    ★★★★½

    I look like a gross fish man too, how do I get Sally Hawkins to fall in love with me?

    I've never been able to love Del Toro despite my incredible respect and appreciation for him as filmmaker and film fanatic. So when I call this his greatest achievement it doesn't seem totally fair when the only other film of his I like is Crimson Peak. It's praise more than deserved though and completely sincere.
    For whatever reason, I had…

  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    ★★★★½

    A genuine cinematic accomplishment and a true piece of art