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  • Troll


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

    I just love movies where there's one scientist at a table of military brass and politicians, and they're faced with something unknown, and the scientist is the only one to go, "stop your desperately narrow-minded theories, look at the actual evidence wherever it leads," and they prove to be right when everyone else is wrong. Then when it's something fantastical, everyone else freaks out and goes straight for violent force, which is always the wrong first step, and it doesn't…

  • The Haunting of Bly Manor

    The Haunting of Bly Manor

    Well, I liked "Hill House" better (felt more emotionally/thematically grounded), but if they do a third series on a level with "Bly Manor", I am 10000% watching it.

  • Knives Out

    Knives Out


    Now seen it twice. Loved it the first time through getting the reveals; loved it the second time through seeing how perfectly it tracked. Loved everything else about it both times. Just wonderful on so many levels. May return to this review to list specific praises. For now, just gushing.

    UPDATE: If you're into movie commentaries, I just (belatedly) found out that Rian Johnson released his "Knives Out" director's commentary (audio only), for free, here: knivesout.movie/#commentary
    It's really nice. He's…

  • Jumanji: The Next Level

    Jumanji: The Next Level


    I loved it ^_^ Loved that, like the previous one, while it has fun action and effects and beautiful scenery, it's mainly a comedy of manners—these fantastic actors having a blast, getting to play with so much variety in and out of "types", and rocking it. At the same time, it WASN'T just a replica of the first one; the riffs and additions were inventive and fun.

    Main thing that impressed me, though, is the risk-taking/taboo-skirting cross-race casting and acting.…