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  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★★

    The most impressively dumb movie I’ve seen in a long time. It’s so bad that it’s a parody of itself. Heck, I’m not even mad, that’s amazing!

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★

    Solo is fine. We're fine. We're all fine here, now, thank you. How are you?

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  • The Devil's Rock

    The Devil's Rock

    ★★★½

    Two Kiwi commandos sent to destroy German gun emplacements find that our Nazi friends have summoned a demon. First off, kudos for a Nazi horror movie that doesn't involve zombies! Of course, that doesn't make the premise all that original; soldiers investigate enemy base and discover creepy occult stuff is a well worn sub-genre. Still, this has lots of things to recommend it. It quickly resolves into a chamber piece and does an admirable job maintaining suspicion across all three…

  • Possession

    Possession

    ★★★½

    Dear lord, what the hell did I just watch? The batshit insanity quotient just went way up in this year's 6WH. Ostensibly about a bad divorce, it turns out that the woman's new beau is, um, some sort of tentacled monster (apparently Andrzej Zulawski's elevator pitch for the movie was "A film about a woman who fucks an octopus."). Dial performances up to 11; Sam Neill is always great at playing unhinged and Isabelle Adjani is absolutely fearless (that "miscarriage"…