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  • Mid90s

    Mid90s

    ★★★½

    Kind of crass, embarrassing, and pointless. Just like the 90s.

  • American Gangster

    American Gangster

    ★★★★

    Washington
    Crowe
    Brolin
    Ejiofor
    Dee
    Gooding
    Assante
    Elba
    Common
    T.I.
    Reedus

    My Man.

  • Bird Box

    Bird Box

    ★★½

    The Happening meets Quiet Place. Really average and predictable

  • Beautiful Boy

    Beautiful Boy

    ★★★★

    A moving picture of a father's devotion in the face of a terrible epidemic.

  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★½

    I wish I had the opportunity to see it in the theater. I know that many ignorant people will dismiss it out of hand because it isn't in English, and they can just miss out. I hope they don't degrade it by making a dub or a remake. This was harsh and unflinching. Real emotion and suffering are not usually seen like this. Cuaron, you are too good for us.

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★

    I loved it. This is the most accessible Lanthimos film yet. It is this year's Phantom Thread with layers of dark humor wrapped under layers of pomp and circumstance.

  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

    ★★

    I have to give it to the film. A good portion of it avoids whitewashing. It has a good Asian cast. All of the Americans came in and ruined it. I was seriously missing Rachel Weisz.

  • Creed II

    Creed II

    ★★★

    Lacks some of the more hard hitting style of the first. I think Coogler is better in the Director’s chair rather than producing. The story also seemed to fizzle out near the end and didn’t conclude well.

  • The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give

    ★★★★½

    Societal forces keep blacks trapped in ghettos. White privilege keeps them there. Racism and fear arms blacks before they can even touch a weapon. Cops work to enforce the same rules that have kept inequality in place. Violence from the police and from the corrupt poison and destroy innocent lives. No one takes a moment to see life through another's eyes. Everyone is fighting for what they see as the solution, but the solution will only come in people seeing…

  • Johnny English Strikes Again

    Johnny English Strikes Again

    ★★

    Not really very funny at all. I’d rather watch a couple of old episodes of Bean or Red Dwarf. I do enjoy Rowan Atkinson when he’s on his game. Sad.

  • Snatched

    Snatched

    Well that was garbage.

  • Ralph Breaks the Internet

    Ralph Breaks the Internet

    ★★★

    Nowhere near the quality and enjoyability of the previous installment. The Internet landscape made for some interesting observations and placements. Instead of being about identity, this is more about friendship and individuality and how that is not a problem.