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  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    Fans of Jason Momoa('s body): just look at a poster of him while playing a track of water sounds and clashing steel for 2 hours and 22 minutes and you'll achieve roughly the same effect. In fact, it'll probably be better, because you won't have to listen to him say things like "I learned Roman history from my pops" and "I call it an ass-whooping."

  • While We're Young

    While We're Young

    ★★

    ...what was this movie trying to be about? Aging? The nature of documentary film making? Conniving hipsters? Babies? Relationships?

    I liked the first half and then felt like each of the above topics blurred into each other unconvincingly until no one's motives were believable and the characters became caricatures of what they were originally set up as.

    Also, it is unclear how any of the characters in this film makes money. I do still love Adam Driver though.

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  • Olaf's Frozen Adventure

    Olaf's Frozen Adventure

    ½

    I already hated Olaf in Frozen; I'm pretty sure my blood pressure rose so much during this "short" that I lost a year of my life for every excruciating minute I was forced to endure.

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I really enjoyed this movie, but simultaneously felt like its ideology was frustrating and muddled. As everyone and their sister has pointed out, the actors are all amazing (and gorgeous), and a film so full of vibrant blackness, that has excited black audiences to the extent it has, is obviously incredibly important. I tend to agree with K. Austin Collins and Carvell Wallace that Black Panther is indeed corporate, but taken up for different purposes by its audiences, and I…